Convert Different Date Formats Into One Date Format?

Apr 15, 2013

I have a worksheet where in a column, dates are stored in various date format i.e. it may be DMY or MDY or YMD.









Above is just for an example, above dates are for the month of August, but as can been some cells are in MDY formate and some in DMY. Can I have formula to convert different date formats into one date format?

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Extract data with differing date formats that I need to convert to something consistent that I can format as a date.

This is an example of data.... all with general format at the moment.

2/28/2013 2:48:53 PM

1/16/2013 10:48:50 AM

12/17/2012 11:59:49 AM

I have used this formula to extract the date portion, but I can't get this to then format as date. How do I convert this to the julian date, so I can then apply a date format?


(The day portion of this date always has a leading zero).

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Column A

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Jun-10-2014 06:58:33 AM
Jun-06-2014 10:20:47 AM
Jul-02-2014 12:19:19 PM
Jul-01-2014 10:49:19 AM
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Jun-11-2014 03:11:08 PM

I need VBA which will convert the value to 6/18/2014 1:44:13 PM in cell.

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