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## I have an 8 character number that I am trying to segment and change into a date. The current format is: YYYYMMDD, for example 20071003 (today's date) I am would like to change it to read 10/03/2007 or another easily identifiable date format.

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I solved it with the formula:

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http://www.excelforum.com/excel-work...rkingdays.html

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Tuesday 21
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Thursday 23
Friday 24
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