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


  • J. Craig Williams
    J. Craig Williams ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    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)




    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.





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