Convert String/Text to Date Object

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I have a piece of text that is coming through as 2021-06-15T00:00:00Z and I need to parse this as 06/15/2021 and convert it a Date object so that comparisons can be made on it. How would I achieve that?

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  • Alex Argumedo
    Alex Argumedo ✭✭✭✭
    edited 06/11/21
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    Hello,

    If you obtain the strings in the correct order, and if the text you get is always the same, try this:

    =MID(datestring@row, 6, 2) + "/" + MID(datestring@row, 9, 2) + "/" + LEFT(datestring@row, 4)

    change the column type to date and it should be converted

    let me know if this solve the issue, and please mark as answer

    Regards

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