How to quickly extract part of date from cell in Excel?
This article is talking about extracting part of date from a cell in Excel. For example, you want to extract the year 2016, the month 6 and the day 1 separately from the given date 6/1/2016 as below screenshot shown.
To extract year, month, day or weekday, week number from a given date, you can use following formulas:
|Extract Weekday||=WEEKDAY(A2) or =WEEKDAY(A2,1)|
|Extract Week Number||=WEEKNUM(A2)|
Select one of above formulas, and enter it into a blank cell and press Enter key to get extracted part, drag auto fill handle over the cells needed to apply the formula. See screenshot:
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After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:
1. Select the dates and click Kutools > Format > Apply Date Formatting. See screenshot:
2. In the Apply Date Formatting dialog, choose the date formatting from the left pane, at the same time you can preview the converted result in right pane. See screenshot:
3. Click Ok or Apply, the selected dates have been converted to the date formatting you choose.
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