In Australia our financial year is from 1 July to 30 June. If you need to work with days elapsed or days remaining in the financial year you can use a few formulas to do the calculations for you.
Ever needed to convert the text Sep or September into a 9? Well Excel can convert text months into their respective numbers.
Sometimes when you import data via a CSV (Comma Separated Values) file or a TXT file, the dates don’t always import very well.
Entering today’s date in Excel can be done a couple of ways. It depends on whether you want the cell to always show the current day’s date or whether you want to capture today’s date so that it doesn’t change.
I installed Excel 2013 last week and have had a bit of play.
Note: you need Windows 7 or later to run Excel 2013.
The DATE function allows you to easily add or subtract, months or years from dates. The DATE function can also convert any date to the last day of the month or the first day of the month. This can be very useful when working with date ranges.