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I have a Google Spreadsheet with a date row in UTC time, such as 12/6/2012 11:14:32

I want GMT+2 local time, so how can I convert the date in Google Drive?

And, if not possible, is there a way to do that in Excel, at least?

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In MS Excel try this:


Same with Google:


Adds 3 'Hours', 0 'Minutes', 0 'Seconds' to the date/time value of A1

Additionally if only you use the main sheet you can go into the sheet settings and change it's timezone accordingly.

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It's the same for Google Spreadsheet. Straight forward solution!! – Jacob Jan Tuinstra Dec 14 '12 at 9:15
This hard-codes the time offset, though. What if daylight savings time changes don't happen at the same time between the two timezones? Seems like an incomplete solution – elsurudo Dec 11 '15 at 11:33

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