How to get current time zone and display in cell in Excel?
Do you know how to find out what time zone a system is set to in your computer? Here I will show you an easy way to get it down in Excel.
The following user-defined function will help you to display the current time zone of system directly in needed cells in Excel. Please do as follows.
1. Press the Alt + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, click Insert > Module. Then copy below VBA code into the Module window.
VBA code: Get current time zone in Excel
Function GetTimeZoneAtPresent() As String 'Updated by Extendoffice 20180814 Dim xObjIs, xObjI On Error GoTo ER Set xObjIs = GetObject("winmgmts:\\.\root\cimv2").ExecQuery("Select * From Win32_TimeZone") If xObjIs.Count = 1 Then For Each xObjI In xObjIs If Len(xObjI.Caption) > 1 Then GetTimeZoneAtPresent = xObjI.Caption Exit Function Else GetTimeZoneAtPresent = "Null" Exit Function End If Next End If ER: GetTimeZoneAtPresent = "Failed" End Function
3. Press the Alt + Q keys to exit the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
4. Select a cell you need to display the time zone, type this formula: =GetTimeZoneAtPresent() and press the Enter key to get the time zone detail. See screenshot:
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- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 6 months agoThis macro is not taking daylight savings into account. I am in Continental Europe and the current time here is UTC+2, namely one hour earlier than London plus 1 hour for summer time. The function says"(UTC+01:00) Belgrade, Bratislava, Budapest, Ljubljana, Prague"which would be correct during winter but not during summer
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 3 years agoThis worked brilliantly. I'm writing an IF statement off of this though. Do you have a list of the values that this formula could potentially display?