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Quickly identify and convert date format in Excel

In Excel, you may need to convert the dates stored as text into date formats or identify various non-standard dates as the locale date formats according to your operating system settings. Kutools for Excel’s Convert to Date can help you quickly apply following operations in Excel.

Convert dates stored as text into the local date formats

Convert date formats into the local date formats

Convert long date formats into local short date formats

Convert non-standard date formats into local date formats


Click Kutools > Content > Convert to Date. See screenshots:


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1. Select the range that you want to apply this utility.

2. Then apply the utility by clicking Kutools > Content  > Convert to Date. See screenshots:

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3. All of the dates stored as text or non-standard date formats will be converted to your local date formats.

Note: If you don’t want to convert some specified dates in the range, please hold down CTRL key to select or highlight them in the Convert To Date dialog box, and then click Recover button to stay unchanged them.


Convert dates stored as text into the local date formats

Supposing you have a range of dates stored as text in your workbook, you can apply Convert To Date to convert them into date formats.

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Convert date formats into the local date formats

This utility can also convert various date formats into your local date formats according to your operations system settings.

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Convert long date formats into local short date formats

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arrow blue right bubbleConvert non-standard date formats into local date formats

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    Brian Wolff · 2 years ago
    The dates I have are 2014/11/25 07:31:25 PST
    I need to convert them to date format but adjust per timezone

    So this SHOULD convert to 2014/11/25 05:31:25

    Can the product handle time zone conversions to TZ of that excel is running in?