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Excel 97 Date Formula Help!

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by featherh, Apr 6, 2004.

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  1. featherh

    featherh Thread Starter

    Feb 25, 2004
    Need help setting up a date formula in Excel '97.

    Have first date of today, have second date of next available appointment. Need Excel to formuate the turn-around time (i.e. today 4/6/04, next appt date 5/5/04 = 29 days.

    How do I do this??? It's driving me crazy. It's probably something quite simply that I'm not think of!


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  2. WhitPhil

    WhitPhil Gone but never forgotten Trusted Advisor

    Oct 4, 2000
    This is what you are looking for. (I think)
  3. maxflia10


    Feb 24, 2003
    In addition to the Datedif function provided by Phil, you can format the cell that houses the formula as General and use,

    =B1-A1&" days"

    where B1 is the end date and A1 is the start date.
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