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Quickly change date format in Excel

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Each country has its own date format. It causes that you will have to change date format for different customers or users from different countries before sending out your Excel file in Excel. Kutools for Excel’s Apply Date Formatting tool can quickly change or apply any date format to a range of cells, and also allow users to add custom date formats.

Change/convert date format from US to UK

Change/convert date to day of week

Change/convert date to month and year only

Add custom date formats to the list for next time usage


Click Kutools >> Format >> Apply Date Formatting. See screenshots:

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Change/convert date format from US to UK

Supposing you have a worksheet which contains dates in US date format (mm/dd/yyyy), but now you need to convert them to UK date format (dd/mm/yyyy). With this Apply Date Formatting tool, you can quickly finish it.

1. Select the dates that you want to change the date format from US to UK.

2. Apply this utility by selecting Kutools > Format > Apply Date Formatting.

3. In the Apply Date Formatting dialog box, specify the UK format (dd/mm/yyyy). And you can preview the results at the Preview pane. See screenshot:

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4. Then click OK or Apply. The selected US date format have been converted to UK date format. Note: click OK button will close the dialog box and apply the operation; but click Apply button will only apply the operation without closing the dialog box. See screenshots:

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Change/convert date to day of week

Sometimes, there is a range of dates in the worksheet, but you want to know the day of the week, not just only the date. With this utility, you can quickly do it.

1. Select the range that you want to change.

2. Go to the Apply Date Formatting dialog box, and select the specified format. And you can preview the results at the Preview pane. See screenshot:

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3. Then click OK or Apply. The selected date has been converted to day of the week. See screenshots:

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Change/convert date to month and year only

Supposing you have a range of dates such as 10/15/2012, and now you need to change this date format to only display the month name such as October-2012. You can finish it quickly by following the steps below:

1. Select the range that you want to change.

2. Go to the Apply Date Formatting dialog box, and select the specified format. And you can preview the results at the Preview pane. See screenshot:

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3. Then click OK or Apply. The selected date has been converted to month and year only. See screenshots:

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Add custom date formats to the list for next time usage

If there is no date format you want in the list of the Apply Date Formatting dialog, you can add the new date format to the list, and next time, you can directly use it.

1. Go to the Apply Date Formatting dialog, click Add button.

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2. In the Add Date Format dialog, type the date format you need into the Type textbox, the result preview is shown below the textbox.

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Tips:

1) You can refer to the table below to type the new date format. Also, you can click the extract icon shot-extract to select a cell that contains the date format you want to add.

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2) Except for the date format you can add, you also can add a custom currency format or other type formats to the list for next time usage.

3. Click Ok to add this new date format to the list.

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shot-remove: Select a date format that you want to remove, click this button to remove it.

shot-remove-all: Click this button to clear all date formats in the list.

shot-reset: Click this button to reset all date formats.


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The functionality described above is just one of 300 powerful functions of Kutools for Excel.

Designed for Excel(Office) 2021, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 and Office 365. Free download and use for 30 days.

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