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I am trying to write a formula to calculate number of months in a date range any ideas?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: Creating a holiday accrual spreadsheet.

Hi,
I guess you mean vacation accrual. It's hard to help you here, without knowing the exact accrual formula.
However here are some tips:
Set up a column with the start date for each employee and use the today() function to get today's date.
You can use the days360() funtion to calculate the number of days between two dates, assuming regular 30 days/month.
For more date related functions, click on the Fx (letter f with an subscript x) to the left of the value/formula entry field at the top of the spreadsheet. Thsi gives you a wizard with a list of functions. Select the Data/Time group and you see all available functions and can interactively pull them together.
Good luck
K

Posted on Sep 06, 2007

SOURCE: EXCEL DATE RANGE FORMULA

Assuming birthdate is in cell B2:

=IF(B2<DATE(1997,5,1),"Too Young",IF(B2>DATE(1998,4,30),"Too Old","OK"))

Posted on Oct 27, 2007

SOURCE: Problem with formulas

You may want to try =COUNT(A1:C9) for example. In brackets type the range of cells you want to count and excel will give you the number of cells that contain numbers.

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

SOURCE: Need excel solution

As stated, the forumla solution in is

= (Due Date - Create Date) x 24

However, the key is that the result cell (where the formula is) should be formatted using the 'general' format, not date/time. So, I think in this example, the result should be 730.65 hours

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

SOURCE: How to calculate the difference of two dates by

To calculate the difference in Years use =Year(c,r)-Year(c,r)

To calculate the difference in Months use =Month(c,r)-Month(c,r)

To calculate the difference in Months use =(c,r)-(c,r)

c= column, r= row

You will need to format the source cells as dates

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

I assume that the dates you want adjust are in date form and are in regular columns (or rows).

If so, then you can use a formula like this =DATE(YEAR(A3)+1,MONTH(A3),DAY(A3))

where the original date is in cell A3.

You can then copy this formula to calculate all the new dates you need, and then copy the results back over the original dates as VALUES.

If so, then you can use a formula like this =DATE(YEAR(A3)+1,MONTH(A3),DAY(A3))

where the original date is in cell A3.

You can then copy this formula to calculate all the new dates you need, and then copy the results back over the original dates as VALUES.

Oct 17, 2013 | 1996 Italdesign Formula

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Oct 31, 2008 | Computers & Internet

You could do a simple +NOW-START DATE

It would depend on the format of your start dates - i.e YY, DD/MM/YY as to the results you get.

Do want the results in years, months, days?

It would depend on the format of your start dates - i.e YY, DD/MM/YY as to the results you get.

Do want the results in years, months, days?

Jun 05, 2009 | Microsoft Excel for PC

not sure if this is what you are after entirely but should at least help you out some what

=DATEDIF(A3,C3,"m")/3

As you said you cant just divide by 3 but I have divided the formula by 3 to see how many 3 months will go into the output you could maybe have another formula to divide it by 2 to see if it will divide by 2 to see if you get a whole number or not, if you do then you can just return the first part before the dot ( using split function ) and if the value is less then 1 then obviously the 3 months has not passed between the 2 dates

=DATEDIF(A3,C3,"m")/3

As you said you cant just divide by 3 but I have divided the formula by 3 to see how many 3 months will go into the output you could maybe have another formula to divide it by 2 to see if it will divide by 2 to see if you get a whole number or not, if you do then you can just return the first part before the dot ( using split function ) and if the value is less then 1 then obviously the 3 months has not passed between the 2 dates

May 09, 2009 | Microsoft Office Excel 2003 for PC

To calculate the difference in Years use =Year(c,r)-Year(c,r)

To calculate the difference in Months use =Month(c,r)-Month(c,r)

To calculate the difference in Months use =(c,r)-(c,r)

c= column, r= row

You will need to format the source cells as dates

To calculate the difference in Months use =Month(c,r)-Month(c,r)

To calculate the difference in Months use =(c,r)-(c,r)

c= column, r= row

You will need to format the source cells as dates

Mar 15, 2009 | Microsoft Office Excel 2003 for PC

Assuming you put the start date in cell A1, put this formula:

=DATE(YEAR(A1),MONTH(A1)+15,DAY(A1))

in the cell where the result wanted to be appeared.

P.S.: If this information was helpful, please rate this solution.

=DATE(YEAR(A1),MONTH(A1)+15,DAY(A1))

in the cell where the result wanted to be appeared.

P.S.: If this information was helpful, please rate this solution.

Mar 12, 2009 | Microsoft Office Excel 2003 for PC

use the below formula to get the date of the LWD (Monday thru Friday) of the month.

Assumed that if the date in cell A1 is 6-May-2005. then formula will be

=DATE(YEAR(A1),MONTH(A1)+1,0)-(MAX(0,WEEKDAY(DATE(YEAR(A1),MONTH(A1)+1,0),2)-5))

Assumed that if the date in cell A1 is 6-May-2005. then formula will be

=DATE(YEAR(A1),MONTH(A1)+1,0)-(MAX(0,WEEKDAY(DATE(YEAR(A1),MONTH(A1)+1,0),2)-5))

Jan 30, 2009 | Microsoft Excel for PC

for example, cell A1 has date (01-01-2008) and cell A2 has current date (08-24-2008) and cell A3 shows total days, is that you want to know? if yes, apply formula as under...

cell A3......(properties set as General to show digits)................ =SUM(A2-A1)

cell A3......(properties set as General to show digits)................ =SUM(A2-A1)

Aug 25, 2008 | Microsoft Office Professional 2007:...

You may want to try =COUNT(A1:C9) for example. In brackets type the range of cells you want to count and excel will give you the number of cells that contain numbers.

Aug 19, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Hi,
I guess you mean vacation accrual. It's hard to help you here, without knowing the exact accrual formula.
However here are some tips:
Set up a column with the start date for each employee and use the today() function to get today's date.
You can use the days360() funtion to calculate the number of days between two dates, assuming regular 30 days/month.
For more date related functions, click on the Fx (letter f with an subscript x) to the left of the value/formula entry field at the top of the spreadsheet. Thsi gives you a wizard with a list of functions. Select the Data/Time group and you see all available functions and can interactively pull them together.
Good luck
K

Sep 05, 2007 | Microsoft Office Standard for PC

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