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Date calculation examples

The table below shows some useful example formulas for date calculations. The examples assumes that cell A1 contains a valid date.
Description Function/Formula
Today's date =TODAY()
A date 14 days from today =TODAY()+14
Return the current day 
1=Monday, 7=Sunday
Return the current day =DAY(TODAY())
Return the current month =MONTH(TODAY())
Return the current year  =YEAR(TODAY())
The date for Monday in the previous week =TODAY()-WEEKDAY(TODAY();2)-6
The date for Monday in the current week =TODAY()-WEEKDAY(TODAY();2)+1
The date for Monday in the next week =TODAY()-WEEKDAY(TODAY();2)+8
Create a valid date =DATE(2002;12;24)
Create a valid date =DATEVALUE("1.1.1980")
Count of days in a month =DAY(DATE(YEAR(A1);MONTH(A1)+1;0))
Last date in a month =DATE(YEAR(A1);MONTH(A1)+1;0)
Determine which quarter a date belongs to =CHOOSE(MONTH(A1);1;1;1;2;2;2;3;3;3;4;4;4)


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User comments:
shiv from India pune wrote (2005-07-28 06:00:24 CET):
date calculation help req
can u help me for find out time spend between period written on two cells with effect of holidays, day, hours,minutes
Ole P. from Norway wrote (2004-04-18 21:26:06 CET):
Re: Contenido de la pagina
Since I'm not fluent in Spanish, these pages will not be translated into Spanish :-)
jhonny from Colombia wrote (2004-04-18 03:34:04 CET):
Contenido de la pagina
seria muy bueno tener esta pagia tambien en espaƱol


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