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How to calculate time between two dates in Years, Months & Days [Excel Formula]

Published on Jan 29, 2024 in Excel Howtos, Learn Excel

Let’s say you have two dates in the cells D4 & D5 as above. You want to find out the duration in years, months & days between both. We can use the good-old DATEDIF formula for this.

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Add any number of days, months or years to a date with this simple trick

Published on Aug 2, 2016 in Excel Howtos, Learn Excel

Let’s say you have a date in A1 and want to find out future date after 2 years, 4 months and 9 days.

Here are a few formulas you can try.

1. =A1 + DATE(2,4,9)
2. =EDATE(A1, 2*12+4) + 9
3. =A1 + 2*365 + 4*30 + 9

Surprisingly, each formula gives a different result! So which one should you use?

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Free 2014 Calendar, daily planner templates [download]

Published on Jan 2, 2014 in Learn Excel

Here is a New year gift to all our readers – free 2014 Excel Calendar & daily planner Template.

This calender has,

• One page full calendar with notes, in 4 different color schemes
• Daily event planner & tracker
• 1 Mini calendar
• Monthly calendar (prints to 12 pages)
• Works for any year, just change year in Full tab.
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Find last day of any month with this simple trick [formulas]

Published on Nov 21, 2013 in Excel Howtos

Here is a handy trick to calculate last day of any month.

Assuming y and m contain the year & month for which you want to find the last day’s date, write

=DATE(y, m+1,0)

That is right, you can use ZERO (0) as the day.

When you do this, Excel tells us the last day of previous month.

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Published on Dec 26, 2012 in Learn Excel

Here is a New year gift to all our readers – free 2013 Excel Calendar Template.

This calender has,

• One page full calendar with notes, in 4 different color schemes
• Daily event planner & tracker
• 1 Mini calendar
• Monthly calendar (prints to 12 pages)
• Works for any year, just change year in Full tab.
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Formula Forensics 016. Suzannes DJIA Average

Published on Mar 29, 2012 in Formula Forensics, Huis, Posts by Hui

“I was trying to calculate the average DJIA # by month. I had the data by day so tried various combos (none of which worked) (:-”

Learn how to help Suzanne average the DJIA on a particular day and learn about a new Excel Function all in one post.

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14 ways to check if an year is leap year, using Excel [just for fun]

Published on Feb 29, 2012 in Excel Howtos, Learn Excel

Today is February 29th, and that means, this year we have one more day to be awesome. So lets celebrate it in Excel style!

Lets learn 14 different ways to tell if an year is leap year, using Excel Formulas.

Why 14? because, we are awesome like that.

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Published on Dec 27, 2011 in Learn Excel

Here is a new year gift to all our readers – free 2012 Excel Calendar Template.

This calender has,

» One page full calendar with notes, in 4 different color schemes
» 1 Mini calendar
» Monthly calendar (prints to 12 pages)
» Works for any year, just change year in Full tab.

Go ahead and download the FREE 2012 Calendar and Enjoy.

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Published on Dec 17, 2010 in Learn Excel

Here is a 2011 new year gift to all our readers – a free 2011 calendar template.

(a little secret: just change the year in worksheet “Full” from 2011 to 2012 to get the next year’s calendar. It works all the way up to year 9999)

You can add notes to individual dates or complete month using the excel template very easily. There are 6 different calendar templates in the download file,

* 4 Yearly Calendar Templates with different color schemes.
* 1 Mini Calendar
* 1 Monthly Calendar (prints in 12 pages)

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Show Months & Years in Charts without Cluttering

Published on Nov 17, 2010 in Charts and Graphs

We make charts with date axis all the time. So, today we will learn how to set up axis settings in Excel so that Months & Years are shown neatly structured without cluttering your chart. See the example next to understand.

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Automatic Rolling Months in Excel [Formulas]

Published on Apr 6, 2010 in Excel Howtos, Learn Excel

Often when we are making spreadsheets for forecasting or planning we would like to keep the starting month dynamic so that rest of the months in the plan can automatically rolled. Don’t understand? See this example: This type of setup is quite useful as it lets us change the starting month very easily. We can […]

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How to Convert Text to Dates [Data Cleanup]

Published on Mar 23, 2010 in Excel Howtos, Learn Excel

Sometimes when we import data from another source in to excel, the dates are not imported properly. This can be due to any number of reasons. In this post, we will learn some tricks and ideas you can use to quickly convert text to dates.

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Excel School Last Call, Closing in Few Hours – Join Now!

Published on Feb 17, 2010 in Learn Excel, products

If excel school were to be a bar, this post is your last call. Come one, come all and order the course now. Click here to sign-up for excel school (on a lighter note, if excel school were to be a pie, we wouldn’t be having this conversation :P) How many students have joined the […]

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How to Find Dates of Public Holidays using Excel

Published on Dec 24, 2009 in Learn Excel

Lets celebrate these holidays in PHD Style. By learning few excel formulas that you can use to find out dates for some of the popular public holidays like – labor day, memorial day etc. When is Labor Day (US) in 2010? Labor day (the US variant) is celebrated on first Monday of every September. It […]

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Published on Dec 11, 2009 in excel apps, Featured, Learn Excel

Here is a 2010 new year gift to all our readers – a free 2010 calendar excel file (a little secret: just change the year in “outline” sheet from 2010 to 2011, to get the next years calendar. It works all the way up to year 9999). You can even get a Printable PDF Calendar. There are 14 different sheets in the calendar file. First one is an outline calendar for the entire year. The next 12 are monthly calendars. And the last sheet shows a mini-calendar for the year 2010.

Read the rest of this post to know more and download the calendar.

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