I have two columns where there are dates (e.g. 11/05/2009) in a date format; I would like to change the format to `general`; but without losing the original values, i.e. I still want to see 11/05/2009, but just in `general`format. Is it possible to create a macro that will do that? I want these values to stay in the same place, i.e. if it is in cell K10, I still want to have it there - just in other format.
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 have txtboxes in which I write date in format dd/mm/yyyy but if I want to put date in cell correctly from this textbox in need to declare event on exit -change format to mm/dd/yyyy and then it puts date in desired format which is dd/mm/yyyy and my regional settings are English(uk)
Is there a way to put any date format in textbox and in cell there will always be format dd/mm/yyyy or at least if date is entered in format dd/mm/yyyy that also in cell the same format is putted
I have a table of data (total 142 rows). Column contains dates, in the format dd-mmm-yyyy.
I tried to filter using DATE FILTERS->EQUALS and in the custom filter window, I chose EQUALS then picked a date from the date picker icon. The date I picked was 5/4/2009 (this is May 4, 2009, formatted automaticall by excel as m/d/yyyy).
When I clicked OK, nothing showed up despite the fact that there are 6 occurences of May 4, 2009 (formatted as dd-mmm-yyyy in the data table)
So my questions are:
1. Is this due to the formatting?
2. Is there a way to change the date format supplied by the date picker?
I have created a user form with a date field which fills a spreadsheet cell. The spreadsheet cell is formatted to dd/mm/yy but the user form will always enter as mm/dd/yy. Does anyone know how to edit the VBA form to use the dd/mm/yy format.
Trying to take data from a UserForm and copy to specific cells
It's going OK with certain fields (eg, User name) but hit a snag with the date field. The cell is formatted as *15/03/2005 in format cells, but I get odd results when a date is entered.
Initially was getting an issue with leading zeroes. If I enter 1/1/2009, this value goes into the cell as 1/1/2009, not the 01/01/2009 that I expect.....
I was using
Range("C5") = DateBox
I got round the lack of leading zeroes by pasting the actual value into the cell
Range("C5") = DateBox.Value
However, now found that I'm getting the wrong date format! If I use the first method to copy data, I'm getting UK formatting (ie enter 12/2/2008 and I get 12/2/2008), but if I use the second method, I get 02/12/2008!
I've currently got an inputbox (Userform) where the user gets to enter the date. My problem is, when the dates entered (example todays date... 17/07/06) it comes out in an error because it assumes i want the US Date format. What i would like is UK format. I've done everything i can do in excel, i assume its a problem with VBA, which i'm still thick at...
Sub proInput() Sheets(" Pivot reports"). Range("D7").Value = InputBox("Please Enter Date!")
I would like to have a single button that changes a range of cells from the USD to EURO to perhaps CAD symbol. Can this operation be performed, such that if I start in dollars, and I click the button once, it shifts by range to EURO (not formulas...just symbol)...and then if I click the same button again, it goes to CAD, and then back to USD with a third click?
I have a Userform and 2 text boxes that require users to enter a date. I really need the users to be forced to enter the date in "mm/dd/yy" format or they cannot get passed that text box or at least an error comes up.
I've attached a picture of how my userform is set up - all of the code is working fine and does very dandy, even if I do say so myself, but as you can see when I load data into the listbox, the date on the left hand side becomes M/DD/YYYY whereas I want it as DD/MM/YYYY.
All of the columns except Due Dateconsist of text/numbers and these load fine however even if I change the format of the Due Date data within the worksheet before loading it in it still loads incorrectly. Is there any way to format the date to how I want it within the ListBox?
when I do Format Cell, the date formats offered use US formats like 20/02/1999. Why does it do this, and can I fix it? I suspect that this the root of the following problem.
I have a button on a userform to enter today's date into a textbox. It enters it as 05/27/2009. The wrong format. I save the data to the worksheet, then use the data form to go to the next record, then back. The date then appears in the correct format as 27/05/2009.
Another related problem: if I enter a date manually into the textbox on the dataform, such as 2/3/2008, it interprets it as Feb. 3, and when I save it to the worksheet, and then use the form to view it, it comes out as 3/2/2008.
I have a calendar userform that enters a date into a userform textbox in the format mm/dd/yy.
I am in the UK, so default date format is dd/mm/yyyy but i need it as above - mm/dd/yy
So, when I get a MsgBox to repeat Textbox1.Value (the date from the calendar object, formatted mm/dd/yy) and repeat it in format dddd mmmm dd yyyy, it reads the value not as I want it, mm/dd/yy, but as the usual dd/mm/yyyy - so instead of reading 08/01/12 as Wednesday August 01 2012 it is giving me Sunday January 08 2012 - even though in the cells on the worksheet that are populated from the textbox, the date reads correctly, so 08/01/2012 is indeed 1st August 2012 not January 8th 2012...
So it's the MsgBOx function reading the textbox in the userform wrong, and formatting makes no difference...
Can I fix this without changing my regional settings? Is there a way to set the region in vba then unset when leaving the program? I don't want to have to change regional, and anyway, the program will be used by others who won't know / want to do that.
I am facing a problem with number formats. I have downloaded some data from a database. In the data, there are some date columns in MM/DD/YYYY format. In a seperate workbook, I have copied that data as values.
Now when I am trying to change the formats of the dates to d-mmm-yy, they don't change. The formats are not not changing to any other format. I even tried changing the formats using VBA, but it did not work.
I have a file that I want to change the format for my date field. Currently the cells are in general format. How can I put them into a date format. Example the first one is 20070328, how can I make this 03/08/2007?
I have a column which contains User ID's, the user ID is created by our local IT and is composed of three letters and two numbers, my issue is that excel recognizes some of the ID's as dates i.e. Jul-25 when the user ID should be jul25. When I change the column to "Text" then the user ID become numeric... how can I change the date format "Jul-25" to Alphanumeric format as "jul25"?
way the date are shown can be changed by the date format tool, provided the date was entered the correct way. I think we are missing each other. I think the way the date was entered (17.08.07) and converted to (17/08/07) was good. At first it was in text so one wouldnt have known whether it will be taken as yymmdd, ddmmyy, mmddyy etc. well it end up like as 17(yy), 08(mm), 07(dd) instead as 17(dd), 08(mm) and 07(yy). My Q now is is there a way (formula) to swap these orders around...?
I have run a report from one of our databases and it gives me the date in the following format :
Apr 26, 1983 12:00 AM
When i sort it does it alphabetically - i think the cell is actaully text (general) format - i can't seem to change it to any of the inbuilt date foramts - i would like to sort my spreadhseet by date !