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Excel Converting to ISO format for Date

Posted on 2014-01-14
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Hello,
 With previous versions of excel I would be able to right click on column, format, date options and select ISO as the date format.

I cannot figure out how to do this with office 2013 and need my dates to be in this format.

I am running WIndows 7 Pro, office 2013.
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Choose custom and enter "yyyy-MM-dd hh:mm:ss" as the type.
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still failing.  I am trying to replicate how excel 2003 used to allow you to change the date locale to International (ISO)
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when i remove the hh:mm:ss it works. Any way to do this automatically without have to type it custom each time?
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Not unless you record a macro changing the column.
Then you could just assign HotKeys and format the whole column with 3keys.
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Thanks for leading me in right direction, I will open new question for part two of this. Using yyyy-mm-dd works. Also selecting English (Belize) will give you option for correct format as well.
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