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calculated date column returns the wrong day

Posted on 2012-03-27
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=TEXT([Start Time],"ddd, dd MMMM")

is off by one day. why? it's an all day event in a standard calendar.
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Question by:sullisnyc44
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by:wshark83
ID: 37772154
works fine for me...is the [Start Time] formatted as date?

I've tried the following:

24 March 2012      Sat, 24 March
24/03/2012 00:00      Sat, 24 March
24/03/2012      Sat, 24 March

25 March 2012      Sun, 25 March
25/03/2012 00:00      Sun, 25 March
25/03/2012      Sun, 25 March

26 March 2012      Mon, 26 March
26/03/2012 00:00      Mon, 26 March
26/03/2012      Mon, 26 March
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by:dhawalseth
ID: 37775982
Hi,
Use excel functions, e.g. if you have the datetime column use the following code to return date as string
column name= 'Date of Birth'
calculated column formula = YEAR(DateOfBirth)&"-"&DAY(DateOfBirth)&"-"&MONTH(DateOfBirth)
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sullisnyc44 earned 0 total points
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you need to do this:


=TEXT(IF(TEXT([End Time]-[Start Time],"h:mm")="23:59",[Start Time]+1,[Start Time]),"ddd, dd MMMM")
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by:sullisnyc44
ID: 37847988
this works
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