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# Is it possible to remove slashes in date and convert to number

edited 12/09/19

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To clarify, you want 01/03/2017 to show what exactly? (the examples from the link confuse me)

01032017 - (can't be a number with a leading zero)

1032017

or

132017

If the first as text, try

=LEFT(Date23, 2) + MID(Date23, 4, 2) + YEAR(Date23) + ""

and then for the second, convert to number

=VALUE(LEFT(Date23, 2) + MID(Date23, 4, 2) + YEAR(Date23) + "")

for the last, try

=VALUE(MONTH(Date23) + "" + DAY(Date23) + YEAR(Date23))

or you can mix and match those.

LEFT and MID return numbers. MONTH, DAY, YEAR return numbers. The "" is used for force the numbers to be treated as text.

I hope that helps.

Craig

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