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At 22:44 19/07/2014 -0400, James Lockie wrote:
On 07/19/14 21:34, Brian Barker wrote:
At 20:27 19/07/2014 -0400, James Lockie wrote:
I want the years since a date and today. I tried this function:
but it returns 1900.

Your first argument is 7 divided by 16 divided by 2,012. This is approximately 0.00022, representing - as a date and time - nineteen seconds after midnight on the date origin. So I'd expect the result to be 115. But in any case it won't have anything to do with a date in July 2012.

The arguments of YEARS() need to be numeric dates, so I think you need something like

I tried:
I still get "1900".
The cell format is YYYY.

Oh, well you will. The result of this formula is 2 (meaning two years) but if you interpret this number as a date it represents two days after the date origin - which is indeed a date within the year 1900.

At 22:47 19/07/2014 -0400, James Lockie wrote:
I set the cell format to numeric and got what I want. :-)


Brian Barker

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