## How to extract date from text strings in Excel?

In Excel worksheet, how could you extract the date from text strings as following screenshot shown? This article, I will talk about a useful formula to solve it.

Extract date from text strings with array formula in worksheet

#### Extract date from text strings with array formula in worksheet

To extract only date from a list of text strings, the following array formula can help you, please do as this:

1. Enter the below formula into a blank cell where you want to get the result, and then press Enter keys together, and only the date is extracted as following screenshot shown:

=MID(A2,MIN(IFERROR(MIN(FIND({0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9},A2&"0123456789",1)),LEN(A2)+1)),LOOKUP(1,0*MID(A2,ROW(INDIRECT("1:"&LEN(A2))),1),ROW(INDIRECT("1:"&LEN(A2)))) + 1 - MIN(IFERROR(MIN(FIND({0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9},A2&"0123456789",1)),LEN(A2)+1)))

2. Then select the formula cell, and drag the fill handle down to the cells you want to apply this formula, and you will get the results as you need, see screenshot:

• Notes:
• In the above formula, A2 is the cell which contains the date you want to extract;
• If the cell contains other numbers, this formula will not work correctly；
• The formula cannot correctly extract date while there is more than one date in the text string.

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Hallo Alle zusammen,

vlt. kann mir jemand helfen. Ich benötige 2 Forme für folgenden text.

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1. benötige ich eine Formel die mir das Datum filter und wenn möglich in diesem format - dd.mm.jjjj -> in diesem Bsp. 08.11.2022
2. benötige ich eine Formel die mir die erste Uhrzeit filter -> in diesem Bsp. 07:05

Lieben Dnak für all eure Hilfe :)
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i want to extract date from invoice numbers looking like this (114/11-07-2017) i've tried the above formula but it doesn't work, suggest me a formula pls.
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Hello, Vivek