convert from Us date format to UK

Posted on 2013-12-17
Last Modified: 2013-12-18
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
Question by:amq10
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ID: 39725260
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

Author Comment

ID: 39725336
Now I can change it using the below formula:


the result

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

however, the time doesn't  change
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Accepted Solution

Alan3285 earned 500 total points
ID: 39725436

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!

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Author Comment

ID: 39725447
HI Alan

I have tried now to chabge the format of the formula cell but stell give time like that 00:00:00

Author Comment

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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