In order to export an excel table into another program I first need to save the excel file as .txt. The .txt file can then be imported by the other program.
First I however need to make excel understand that the value should be a text and not a value. I therefore format the number as text (0000150235) by adding "0000150235". After saving the file as .txt the format changes from "0000150235" to """0000150235""". I do however need the format in the .txt file to be "0000150235". Can anyone tell me how I can save "0000150235" as .txt and get the value "0000150235" in the .txt file.
I have a long list of dates that are fomatted as 3-12-13 that I want to format under custom date as d-mmm-yy : 12-Mar-13. I tried to do this but it does not change. I tried to change it to a number and that didn't work either.
I have text strings consisting of about 500 letters consisting of A, C, G and T. I need to switch A-->T, C-->G, G-->C and T-->A across the whole string. I've tried searching for methods and several techniques without success.
I have data in these two formats 7/13/2014 9:24:14 AM and 07/12/2014 13:02. I want them in Am - PM style. I tried date , there is no format which suits my requirement. The first format in excel is general and other is custom under dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm . I have 23k rows, which I cannot afford to change manually.
I've got dates and times in the format of a text string. each string is always formatted in the exact same way to identify the data and time. As such:
Wed Aug 12 16:39:52 BST 2009 Mon Aug 10 14:39:03 BST 2009 Sat Aug 08 18:01:34 BST 2009
And I want to change them to a date formate that excel can understand, so i can search by month, or by date range. The main crux of the question is how to change that string into a excel understandable date though.
If you want to know, this is for my mobile phone bill. I have excel set up to give me a summery of how many texts I've sent, minuets I've used/have remaining. but i want to filter them by month, so I can see how my usage changes.
FYI I put up this question on another forum, however I'm asking it again here b/c I'm not really getting an informative answer there and this project is due soon. [url]
I'm working on a file right now where dates are in the format "06/01/09" meaning 6 Jan 2009. Or more specifically thats what the data is supposed to mean, however when I change it to word form it appears as June 1 2009. This means dates such as "27/01/09" dont get translated.
How can I fix this? I've tried changing the date format, and I've changed the global settings, yet this isnt working.
In case its relevant, before I pasted this data into the current spreadsheet my global settings were set at month day year, which is what I prefer. But the rest of the office works on DMY so I'm switching to that.
I have a spread sheet with a date colume that reads: 2012-06-27-19 I need to have this read like 06/27/2012 but nothing I do is working I have tried to go to the formatting process and backing the hr:mm out and that doesn't work. I really don't want to go line by line to manually correct this issue.. HENCE ... over 2000 lines
Second question: If I have a column that reads 02/15/2012 and another column that reads 3/27/2012 how to a format a 3rd column to make it read total number of days between 1st date and 2nd date?
When I tried to import data in a CSV file, I ran into a couple of issues when trying to change the date format from MM/DD/YYY to other date format. I've already tried a couple things to no avail:
1. Use text to column functions and change the format from text to MMDDY 2. Use format cell function and change the date format 3. Use the text function (text(Cell,"MM-YY"))
Interestingly when I click on the cell and put my cursor and press backspace, the format will change. It seems like there's an extra space, but using the trim function does not work. I can't do this to thousands of data manually.
I have a list with several thousand dates listed like:
19931014 19900724 19910701 19911209
That is, yyyymmdd.
I would like to list it as yymm only. Is there a way to convert it in Excel? I have for a long time been copying and pasting in to Word then doing a search and replace of the first and last two digits, which results in the yymm format I am looking for. A better way would be nice.
Currently we do a lot of report crunching using Crystal Reports. We will then dump the data into an Excel sheet to run varying pivot tables or databases off of.
Often we will have a field that the formatting will not match up to anything in Excel. You can change the cell to Text, General etc. The main problem associated with this is running VLOOKUPs. The item we type in will not match up to the data imported from Crystal. We have to F2, the new data before it will match up which is a pain considering there can be anywhere from 30-1000 rows.
I'm trying to solve this problem in 2 ways. First can anyone tell me an easier way to do handle this? Second, after trying many other things I thought about a macro that would automate the F2 process.
in the date fields excel only recognises some of them as date, so when I try to change the format of dates (mm/dd/yyyy to dd/mm/yyyy) it only changes some of them so I end up with some wrong dates.how I can make excel read them all as date?
When I remove "Release date:" from "Release date:24 December 2008," excel will automatically change the text to "24-Dec-08." Yes, I did try to format the column to "text" before using find and replace.
This wouldn't be a problem, except that half the dates are in Dutch, so only half the dates are changed, which means that I can't make all date formats in a column uniform.
I have a procedure that allows me to view and make changes to data in a table. I list the current values for the item in one column and use simple formula to copy that value to another column where if there are changes that need to be made, the formula is simply overwritten. The Macro is then selected using a command button and the formulas are all overwritten using copy/paste values to keep from writing out the formula to the data table. These values are then all written back to the data table, current values are overwritten with whatever is in the update column, new data or old data.
I have one cell out of 48 that has decided to march to the tune of a different drummer. The format changes from General to Text and the formula written from the macro is what shows up in the cell instead of the value of the formula. Never a big disciplinarian, I have to wonder if I have been too lenient on the cell and this defiance is the price I have to pay.
The sheet is protected only allowing entry into the cells available for update.
Here is the bit of code that affects this cell (starting from a format of General:
I have an excel sheet full of dates in text format and want to convert them into regular format. For instance, one of the dates listed is in text as "60801". I'd like it to show in regular date format of mm/dd/yyyy, so that 60801 becomes 8/1/2006.
I'm trying to restructure a list of files at work into a format that makes some sort of sense and can be filtered into useful information.
Part of what I need to do, is match up all the drawing numbers that a certain project references. The numbers are formatted like "####A##" ex. 1234A01,1234A02,5678A01, etc. The cells that I need to extract drawing numbers from contain some description or other text (not just the drawing number) so I need to extract the drawing number from that cells value. (Ex. I need to get the drawing number 1234A01 from a cell whose value is "blah blah 1234A01 blah blah blah")
I was thinking I could just search the string for "####A##" but I'm not really sure how....I tried instr, but I think its searching for the literal value of "####A##" rather than treating the # characters as wildcards...
Code: if rngNames.Cells(intx, 2).Value Like ("*####A##*") then set intStart = instr(1,rngnames.Cells(intx,2).value,"####A##") '.... end if but intStart remains 0, so this method is not working...
In D2 I have: =B2 In D3 I have manually input: (space)3-08
As you can see the CONCATENATE puts the "39569" date in A2 But the second line puts the text date as I prefer. What I would like to do is put in a formula or macro in D2 and down that will change the "Mar-08" to "3-08" so it CONCATENATEs correctly to column A. Simply: I'm trying to avoid manually inputing the text version "3-08" (or whatever M-Y) into D2 down a hundred or so rows!
I have a string of information in an Excel download from PayPal that I need to upload into QB; but, the information needs to be in a different format. The string from the download is:
Property Address - 1116 South PaxonBorrower " Testa and Son Contractors,LLCLoan # - 1402088Acct Executive " Brandon Tully
But, I need it to be:
1402040;TPAPR;141 North Clinton Street, East Orange, NJ 07017;Leslie P Carter
Is there a formula that I can use to extract specific information from the original string into columns so I can then concatenate the columns into the information I need to upload? Or is there a better way to do this? The Property Address and Borrower Name are not static sizes so I can't use a formula that counts spaces.