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convert from Us date format to UK

Posted on 2013-12-17
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I have an excel file which hold a huge data.  some of its rows of the date column in Us format and other in UK. How can make them all in UK format?

The format as following  

mm/dd/yyyy  hh:mm:ss      and other like that     dd-mm-yyyy   hh:mm:ss

I need it to be  dd/mm/yyyy   hh:mm:ss
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by:amq10
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The format as following  

mm/dd/yyyy  hh:mm:ss      and other like that     dd-mm-yyyy   hh:mm:ss

I need it to be  dd/mm/yyyy   hh:mm:ss
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by:amq10
ID: 39725336
Now I can change it using the below formula:

=IF(ISTEXT(A1),REPLACE(MID(A1,4,3)&A1,7,3,"")+0,DATE(YEAR(A1),DAY(A1),MONTH(A1)))


the result

09/12/2013 15:00      12/09/2013 00:00

however, the time doesn't  change
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Alan3285 earned 500 total points
ID: 39725436
Hi,

I think your formula is okay, but you need to check the formatting on the cell containing the formula.

Format the cell containing the formula using this format:

dd/mm/yy hh:mm

and it should work - at least it does for me!

Alan.
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by:amq10
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HI Alan

I have tried now to chabge the format of the formula cell but stell give time like that 00:00:00
!!!!
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by:amq10
ID: 39725502
Thanks I found did the solution:

I have calculate the formula on the main cell, then calculate the time of the main one using
=Time(hour(main cell), minute(main cell),second(main cell)) and then add the date with time

A: main cell     B:formula(a)   c: time(A)    D: B+C
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by:amq10
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