Solved

Months extract from formula

Posted on 2011-09-14
5
251 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Experts:

I need to modify this formula to return Months instead of the number of days.  
How can I do this?

=IF(GTExpireDate<FacilityExpirationDate,SUM(MID($D$15,SEARCH({"mon","day"},$D$15)-3,2)*{30,1}),"Expires After Facility Expiration")

ie it returns "60" for the number of days but I need it to return 2 months.

thank you
0
Comment
Question by:pdvsa
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 50

Accepted Solution

by:
barry houdini earned 250 total points
ID: 36536790
If you want to ignore the days and just take months try this version

=IF(GTExpireDate<FacilityExpirationDate,MID($D$15,SEARCH("mon",$D$15)-3,2)+0,"Expires After Facility Expiration")

regards, barry
0
 
LVL 10

Assisted Solution

by:Tony Barkdull
Tony Barkdull earned 250 total points
ID: 36536792
Just divide by 30...

=IF(GTExpireDate<FacilityExpirationDate,SUM(MID($D$15,SEARCH({"mon","day"},$D$15)-3,2)*{30,1}/30),"Expires After Facility Expiration")

0
 

Author Comment

by:pdvsa
ID: 36536901
it might be better to look at the file.

What I need is the remainder in months on row 36.  

should be 2.  

thank you
LC-Costs.xls
0
 
LVL 50

Expert Comment

by:barry houdini
ID: 36537037
Did you try the formula I gave? That should give the result 2 - it just extracts the month figure from D15. What result would you want if the value in D15 was 4 years 2 months 20 days?

tbarkdull's suggestion will give you a fraction, e.g. 2.67, mine will still give you 2 - what should it be, either of those or something else?

regards, barry
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:pdvsa
ID: 36538107
I am not sure which one at the moment.  Sorry got a little sidetracked with new job.  

thank you for the help.
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction This Article briefly covers methods of calculating the NPV and IRR variants in Excel as well as the limitations in calculating and interpreting IRR results. Paraphrasing Richard Shockley, author of my favourite finance reference tex…
When you see single cell contains number and text, and you have to get any date out of it seems like cracking our heads.
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates using Microsoft Excel pivot tables, how to reverse engineer competitors' marketing strategies through backlinks.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate in Microsoft Excel how to add style and sexy appeal to horizontal bar charts.

756 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question