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By craig.cude ·
I'm trying to take the left two characters from a date (10/1/99, for example) and put them in a separate column so it would read "10". However, EXCEL is reading it as a Julian number (36434) and it is returning "36" to the column instead. Does anyone know how fix this so it just reads the "10"?

Thanks!

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Assuming that your date is US

by neilb@uk In reply to Duplicate

You'd use =MONTH(cell.ref)

If you used proper dates, like us, it would be =DAY(cell.ref)

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Hey! Why ask this Mickey Mouse question twice?

by neilb@uk In reply to Duplicate

I scroll down a bit and find it asked and answered. I'm not best pleased!

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I apologize for the repost

by craig.cude In reply to Duplicate

I'm new at this site and this yesterday was my first question. This morning I didn't see my first question posted (or any of the replies so I reposted today. I apologize for the trouble.

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A thumb buys you forgiveness

by neilb@uk In reply to I apologize for the repos ...

I'm so easily bought!

:)

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