How to convert dd/mm/yyyy to mm/dd/yyyy in Excel cells?
In Excel, the standard date format is mm/dd/yyyy, but in some cases, the dates in the files you received or import are in the format dd/mm/yyyy, how can you change these dates from dd/mm/yyyy format to mm/dd/yyyy in Excel as below screenshot shown?
There is a formula that can quickly convert dd/mm/yyyy to mm/dd/yyyy date format.
Select a blank cell next to the dates you want to convert, type this formula =DATE(VALUE(RIGHT(A9,4)), VALUE(MID(A9,4,2)), VALUE(LEFT(A9,2))), and drag fill handle over the cells which need to use this formula.
Note: A9 is the date you use to convert.
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Also, you can split the date format into columns by the Text to Columns feature, and then combine with a formula with the new order.
1. Select the dates you want to convert, and click Data > Text to Columns. See screenshot:
2. In Step 1 of Convert Text to Columns Wizard, check Delimited option. See screenshot:
3. Click Next, and check Other, and type / into the next to text box. See screenshot:
4. Click Next, and select a cell to output the data in Destination box. See screenshot:
5. Click Finish. Then the dates have been split into columns.
6. Select a blank cell, and type this formula =C1&"/"&B1&"/"&D1, drag auto fill handle down to the cells needed this formula.
Note: In the formula, C1, B1 and D1 are the delimited cells.
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- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 4 months agoThanks, it's amazing. Helped me lot.
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 10 months agoname faizahmad last name timori 1987
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoAbove solution instead of Kutool's is very helpful & easy to understand.
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agoThis is the ultimate generic and simple solution -
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agoThank you !
This is amazing, you have save me lots of time and effort.
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agoi think it can be easily done by changing regional settings of the windows, suppose in Pakistan we use dd/MM/yyyy and by changing these settings excel sheet will automatically change accordingly.
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agoBrilliant!(y)