How to Work With Times and Dates in Excel 2010


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Working with times and dates

Now if you've completed the movie on absolute references, you should have a worksheet expense report that looks kind of like this. And what we want to do here is put in some dates and some time, so that if you open this up later you can see the date. So let's go down here to Cell A20. Now there's sort of two basic ways of putting in the date. One way is you could put it in so that it's permanent. It doesn't change, kind of like typing it in. The second way is putting it in as a function so that it will change depending upon when you open it.

Now I really shouldn't say a function. There are two functions that will let you put in the date. So let's take a look at the first way just manually. All you have to do is press Ctrl+Semicolon. Semicolon is just right to the letter L on your keyboard. And you see it simply puts in the date. Now I'll just press Enter. Now that's just a timesaving step. So you don't have to type it in manually, which means that if you...

Working with times and dates
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Working with times and dates provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Bob Flisser as part of the Excel 2010 Essential Training

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Business Education + Elearning
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Excel
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