IF Statement/ Format Error


I have an IF Statement in ColJ where im trying to establish whether dates in Cols L&D match.

At the moment the dates in both columns match but the IF says no, i suspect this is formatting but am not 100% sure how to amend.

Please find attached.

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zorvek (Kevin Jones)ConsultantCommented:
The date in column D is formatted as text. Use this formula to compare:



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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)Microsoft MVP ExcelCommented:

Your values in column D are not dates.

You can use this formula in J2, copied down


cheers, teylyn
Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)Microsoft MVP ExcelCommented:
Kevin, the values in column D are not text, they are numbers. They are formatted as General, but they don't represent the dates that Seamus wants to represent.
Seamus2626Author Commented:
I must request attention to reassign the points, that was meant to be a split.....
Seamus2626Author Commented:
Thanks again guys!
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