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On Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:00:02 +0100
Andreas Säger <> wrote:

Am 20.03.2015 um 05:56 schrieb Emil Payne:
On 19/03/15 08:28 PM, James wrote:
Column A has text strings that are DD/MM/YYYY format.
I want to make them real dates.
I tried these 2 datevalue formulas but I can't make it work.

14/03/2015    Err:502
14/03/2015    Err:502


Highlight the cells
Right click
In the FORMAT CODE block at the bottom, put

No, this won't work. You've got to change the global locale option in
order to change the evaluation context for existing data.

Other method: =DATE(RIGHT(A1,4),MID(A1,4,2),LEFT(A1,2))

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Thanks, Tom   :-)

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