Datevalue and timevalue functions are designed to convert a date that is stored in a text string to a serial number recognized by Excel as a date.
The date value is a handy function used in moments where you have data containing dates in a text format. With the help of this function, you would be able to convert the valuable data of dates available in text into a recognizable date format and sorted filter rate and use it in your calculations.
On the other hand, the timevalue function is also useful in a similar manner but this one full function for a time where the timevalue is mentioned as a string and needs to be converted in a recognizable time format.
Both datevalue and timevalue functions take single parameter and functions almost in a similar manner.
You may not come across such data very often but when you do it may drive you crazy, so these functions will be beneficial with such data while performing your Excel calculations.
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By the end of this video, you should be able to use datevalue and timevalue functions thoroughly and change the text strings of date or time into a sensible and recognizable format of date and time.
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Excel Learning Series – TOC
- Excel 2016 – Basics – Find Sum, Average, Min and Max
- Excel 2016 Difference Between Formulas and Functions
- Excel 2016 Copy Formulas or Functions
- Microsoft Excel Auto Fill
- Excel 2016 Manage Views using Freeze Panes
- Microsoft Excel – Saving Workbooks
- Excel Upper and Lower Text Functions
- Excel 2016 – Text Function – Proper
- Excel Text Functions – Trim Function
- Excel – Text Function Left Function
- Excel Text Function – Right Function
- Excel Text Functions – MID Function
- Excel Concatenate Text Function
- Excel Nested Functions
- Excel Search Function
- Excel – Calculate Age using Date Function Today
- Calculate Tenure in Excel with Days Function
- Autofill Dates in Excel
- Formatting Dates in Excel
- Excel Date Format Shortcut
- Calculating Sum of Time in Excel
- Calculate Expiry Date in Excel 2016 – EDATE
- Find Age or Tenure using DATEDIF in Excel 2016
- RandBetween – Generate Random Dates in Excel 2016
- Excel Weekday Function
- Excel WeekNum and ISOWeekNum Functions
- Excel Networkdays and Excel Networkdays.INTL
- Excel Workday and Workdays INTL Functions
- Excel DATEVALUE AND TIMEVALUE
- Calculate Time Difference in Excel
- Calculate Quarter in Excel
- Rounding Day, Hour and Minutes in Excel
- Excel Pay Rate and Downtime Cost Calculation
- Excel Logical Functions IF, AND, OR
- Calculate Bonus in Excel Using IF Function
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