date reformatting


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Pat_RI

I have a date m/d/yyyy and would like to convert it to mm/dd/yyyy. I tried
format-custom-mm/dd/yy but it is returning m/d/yyyy can someone help me out?
 
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Gord Dibben

Sounds like the date is text.

Format to Date then re-enter according to your Windows short date settings.

Or try Data>Text to columns>Next>Next>Column Data Format>Date>MDY


Gord Dibben MS Excel MVP
 

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