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Reference to a time interval of one day during a month and year. Not to be used for the 'social engagement' meaning.

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How to edit/format/change date forat sequence of a existing data into another date format sequence?

I got a bank account statement xls sheet with date in format of DD/MM/YYYY i.e. 06/01/2019 in the original form, but when I'm trying to format it into DD-MON-YY it is taking the value as MM/DD/YYYY ...
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Data input from Forms into date specific rows

I've created a Google form where I collect daily production data. Now we're closed on Monday. So my employees are adding the date of the production and that will be reported in the sheet according to ...
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I am trying to figure out how to change a column of many dates so that any date that is "less than" 1/1/2021 will automatically change to 1/1/2021

I have the conditional formatting set to change the color of the cell. But I need the actual value to change to 1/1/2021. But only if it's less than. If it's more than that, then I don't want it to ...
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formula to continue date range per row

I am looking to input a formula that I can have a date range of 7 days continue on the next date range of 7 days when I copy the formula down to the next cell. for example: I start the beginning of ...
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How to know Udacity course creation date?

I'm doing a course on Udacity, and want to know if it's the latest one. How do I check the creation date of the course? Course link
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Working with dates and times with Google Spreadsheet

I have a series of values and the date and time they were recorded: Date | Time | Value -------------------------- ... | ... | ... 27/10/2021 | 11:42 | 18 27/10/2021 | 21:08 | 24 28/...
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Date computation dependent on another cell that has a data validation option

I am working on a lead generation tracking spreadsheet in Google Sheets with the hopes of having a follow-up date auto-populate. There are different amounts of time when we want to follow up with ...
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How to extract the decimal fraction of a number for a formula?

For a column where years and months are entered as 1.02 for one year and two months, or 3.04 meaning three years and four months, how is that converted to a date? Or just expressed so that it's base ...
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How can I display Google Sheets dates as Month-Day with the underlying data in UTC format (YYYY-MM-DD)?

I want to display a date in Google Sheets as Month-Day (e.g. Jan-10) with the underlying data as: 2021-01-10 However in order to show Jan-10, Google Sheets defaults the underlying data to 01/10/2021 ...
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How can I calculate the difference between two time fields, being the second greatest than the first one?

I'm having trouble getting negative hour as a result. For instance: G H 08:30 06:00 I would like to get a column with the difference between H and G. So I would be filled with -02:30. ...
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Add '/' character in between a number (which should be formatted as a date) and turn it to a date

I have received a spreadsheet which has the dates formatted with only numbers without separators and I would like to transform them into a date format. For example, I would like to change the number ...
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Submission time removal

I am looking for a way to remove the submission date/time from the items seen when looking at entries in the Cognito forms. I have multiple employees that I am ok with them working after hours but the ...
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I wrongly set the date of 2000 cells. I want to add 20 years of those cells. How?

My first thought was to add a duplicate cell and show the formula as general number. add another cell that adds 20 years worth of days. change the third cell formula back to date. But I feel like ...
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How to open a specific tab based on today's date (Google Sheets)

I've made a 'Google Sheets' with 31 tabs for the dates of the month (1-31) How do I write a script that makes the spreadsheet open to that days tab? e.g. open tab 25 if today is Aug 25th I imagine (...
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Sum depending on value of Column B and Date in Column C

Column A: Name Column B: Date (mm/dd/yy) Column C: Value I want to sum column C every time column A is a specific name & the corresponding date is before 2020 Small sample/Example of what I'm ...
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Time until Specified Date

Looking to add an auto-updated amount of time countdown timer into Google Slides with the working script from this question. Getting Setup Go to Google Slides Create a text box, right click to find ...
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How to add every Sunday in sequential order with 3 blank cells under each date?

How to add every Sunday in sequential order with 3 blank cells under each date? For example: March 22 Blank cell Blank cell Blank cell March 29 etc etc
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Date highlighting of a cell, separated by weeks, given only a starting date and a cell range

I am trying to build a "life calendar" similar to this - https://labs.coruscantconsulting.co.uk/life/weeks/ - in Google Sheets. I have the manually designed sheet finished, but want to add the ...
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Changing cells formatting based on another cells date

I've been looking and can't quite find the answer I'm looking for. I have a spreadsheet with columns Monday through Saturday with data lining up underneath. I would like the current day to highlight ...
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Difficulty appending to cell in Google Sheets

My goal is to automate making a calendar on Google Sheets. I used =DATE(C1,A1,B1) to make a date and then each following cell, I added 1 to the previous cell. However, now I want to also automate ...
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Query not working unless I change the Date format to Automatic [duplicate]

Query works fine if I change Hudson F to Automatic, if I change it to date it stops working. I need to view F as date and have the query work =QUERY(Hudson2000!1:6634, "SELECT A, B, C, D, F, G WHERE ...
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How to make Google Sheets jump to closest date to today when opened?

I have a Google sheet containing a list of events, with event dates listed in one column. I'd like to have my Google Sheets spreadsheet jump to the closest date to today's date on opening (i.e., ...
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Google Docs date in yyyy/mm/dd format (year first)

My question is similar to Google Docs date in “dd/MM/yy” format and How can I change the input format for dates in Google Docs' spreadsheet? BUT unlike those answers, I'm trying to get the ...
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Plus or minus quarters in Google Sheets using formulas

I have a date format like this 1Q16 2Q16 3Q16 4Q16 Is there a way to get... input: 1Q16 + 4 output: 1Q17 and... input: 1Q16 - 3 output: 2Q15 ... using formulas only and not code?
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How to validate a date in Google Forms?

Google Forms include the possibility to perform some sort of validation on user input for checkboxes and text; the functionality is available very easily both via the UI and the API. Unfortunately, it ...
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Format Google Analytics Date

I'm using the following formula to retrieve week day and day from a Google Analytics report in Google Spreadsheet: =CONCATENATE(CHOOSE(WEEKDAY('90diaspessoas'!A16),"Domingo","Segunda","Terça","Quarta"...
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Display dates in ISO 8601 format in the Microsoft Outlook web interface

Is it possible to display the dates in ISO 8601 format in the Microsoft Outlook web interface? I read on https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Time-zone-and-language-settings-in-Outlook-Web-App-...
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Date Format Lost When Combining Two Cells Using "&" and CONCATENATE in Google Sheets

I'm trying to figure out "how to" maintain the date format when I concatenate a date formatted cell with a nondate formatted cell. Result: The Date Format Is Lost Formulas Used Desired Result: I ...
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Look for today() in range D5:AP5 is X in the range D8:AP8

I used this formula: - Look for "X" in range D8:AP8 = found/not found, which is fine. Formula: =IF(ISERROR(MATCH("X";NW_Calendar!D8:AP8;0));"Not found";"Found") but I would like to have it like ...
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Can I sort rows in Google Sheets by date?

In Google sheets I'm trying to sort rows according to a date column. According to my experience I can use column filtering and choose to sort data from A-Z. However this will give a wrong result for ...
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Formula to compute the cardinality of the intersection of two sets of dates

Given: Two dates, the bounds of a date range; A list of dates (given in-extenso in a line or a column); Is there a way, in Google Spreadsheet, to get the number of dates (days) in the date range ...
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How to sort Trello cards by date added

Trello is rad. But one thing I haven't figured out: How to sort cards in a list by the date that the cards were added to the list (or to the board)? Also, is it possible to show (as a custom field?) ...
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Need to identify when a specific amount of time has past given a specific span of time

I have a start date and a payout date which is 70 days from the start date. Throughout the year I need to know when each time 70 days has past and when it does is that date between the start and ...
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Trying to subtract X days from a defined date in Google Sheets

I'm trying to figure out "how to" subtract days from a date in Google Sheets. EXAMPLE Col A (original date) Col D (date - 5 days) 08-08-16 08-03-16 A1 will display the ...
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Google sheets recently changed American datetime format, how do I change it back?

Google sheets recently changed American datetime format, how do I change it back? It used to default to using "MM/dd/yyyy" but as of a couple weeks ago now when I enter a date it defaults to "MM/dd" ...
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Automatic date in Google Docs

Is there a way in Google Docs to automatically update the date in a header of the page, so that whenever I print the document it will have today's date?
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An "Updated on" field that records the last time that a particular column changed [duplicate]

Is it possible to create a "last updated" field under Google Sheets? I have a status column, where the status progresses something like: New -> Pending -> Started -> Done I would like to add a "...
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How to edit dates in Google Sheets as ISO 8601?

I know how to make Google Sheets display dates in ISO 8601 format (YYYY-MM-DD). Now, how do I make them not only display, but edit in the same format? See the edit line below: Moreover, if that is ...
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Google sheets MM-DD-YYYY to DD-MM-YYYY

I downloaded CSV data from my Etsy shop to calculate taxes. I'd like to have the date "copied" properly. The CSV date I get from Etsy is formatted as "02/09/16" This is "2 September 2016" in Dutch ...
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How can I get the halfway date of two dates in Google Sheets?

I have two date columns in mm-yy format and I need to know the halfway date of these two. What formula do I use? I tried simple subtraction of the two dates and then divided it by two but it didn't ...
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How to convert text of the form Month-Year to date format?

How do I convert the text "Oct-14" to date, so that it's being read as "Oct 01, 2014. I tried to go to Format > Date and selected the format: Oct-2014, but google sheets is interpreting it as "Oct 14, ...
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Insert current date to cell based on content in other cell

Background: I am trying to create a sheet which tracks my costs on daily basis. Instead of entering the current date everyday, I want the sheet to store the current day based on the content I enter ...
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Why does Google Spreadsheet use days as unit of time when entering a number?

When using Google Spreadsheet today, I noticed that when entering a date as a simple number sequence (e.g., 151127), and choosing date as format, it ended up being a completely different date than the ...
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Search Google with a date/time range

I want to restrict Google search to a specific date/time range. How can this be done?
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Date automation down columns

I know how to get Google Spreadsheets to automate dates down a column. Write a date, left click on the crosshair in the bottom right hand corner, drag down and let go. The thing I'm hoping to do ...
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How to hide date on Tumblr pages?

The documentation on Tumblr (https://www.tumblr.com/docs/en/custom_themes#dates) says {block:Date} {/block:Date} Rendered for all posts. Always wrap dates in this block so they will be ...
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How to add a line break in a custom date format in Google Spreadsheets?

Google Spreadsheets give us a tool to create and use a customized data format for date values. While the tool allows us to use arbitrary characters, like slashes and commas between the date fields (...
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Cognito Form with Blackout dates and date functions

Is there a way to have "blackout" dates on my form? I rent equipment and when all equipment is rented out, I want to be able to black out specific dates.
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Conversion from object to string in Google Apps Script

I'm trying to take information from Google Sheets and use it to send an email with the information given in sheets. I have the email part down, but when I try to editAsText to delete unwanted ...
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How to enter a date in a cell and have the date for one week later automatically fill another cell?

I want to be able to type in a date in one cell, and then automatically have the date that is seven days from the date I typed appear in another cell in that same row under a different column. How do ...
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