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Excel Experts - I need a formula to change the format of time. And also to split date and time into separate columns.

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Hello Excel Experts

I have a spreadsheet that includes 4 columns that involve date and time.

1 need formulas to do the following things.

In the "Bad" spreadsheet the date and times are in the same column  I need the date column to contain only the date, with the time copied over to the adjoining column.

Also the time format is currently (24 hour time) like this format  " 9/23/2017 5:00" and 4/1/2015 15:00

I need it changed to 10:00 AM and 3:30 PM format (based on 24 hour time)

I think the two attached spreadsheets help explain all of this.  The "Bad" spreadsheet is the one that includes the time combined  in the date columns.  The "Good" spreadsheet shows the times copied over to the adjoining column, including the AM and PM based on 24 hour clock.

NOTE: As you can see, there are 4 columns affected.  START DATE, START TIME, END DATE, END TIME

I can temporarily copy and paste the Bad columns into the Good spreadsheet if it makes the formula easier.  

Peter HallSpreadsheet Specialist

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