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Countif for cells with this date format 2013-05-31 04:00:00.000

Posted on 2013-06-05
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I have a column of dates with times in the following format.  I want to count the rows that that are greater than or equal to a certain date and time.  However, the result shows 0.

date and time format I have:
2013-05-31 04:00:00.000
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Question by:dorianit
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[ fanpages ] earned 561 total points
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Hi,

Your COUNTIF() formula should look something like this:

=COUNTIF(A1:A5,">=2013-05-31 04:00:00.000")

or for dates greater than, or equal to, 1 June 2013 at 7:24am exactly:

=COUNTIF(A1:A5,">=2013-06-01 07:24:00.000")

BFN,

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Q-28149149.xls
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I don't see what I'm doing wrong.  I tried it and returns 0.
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[ fanpages ] earned 561 total points
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Can you attach your workbook for review?
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Rgonzo1971 earned 438 total points
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Hi,

You could use

=COUNTIF(A1:A5,">="&DATEVALUE("2013-06-01 07:24"))

if that doesn't work ( it depends on your localization for me it would be "1.6.2013 07:24")

put the Date in another cell for example C1 and then

=COUNTIF(A1:A5,">="&C1)

Regards
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barry houdini earned 501 total points
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If you get zero it may be that your date/time values are text formatted - try converting by doing this:

Select column of data then use

Data > text to columns > finish

Now try fanpages' suggestion again

alternatively try this version without converting

=SUMPRODUCT((A1:A5+0>C1)+0)

where C1 contains your cutoff date/time

regards, barry
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