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DATEVALUE function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

What is DATEVALUE function in Excel? DATEVALUE function is one of Date and Time functions in Microsoft Excel that converts a date that is stored as text to a serial number that Excel recognizes as a date. For example, the formula =DATEVALUE(“1/1/2008”) returns 39448, the serial number of the date 1/1/2008. Remember, though, that your computer’s system date setting may cause the results of a DATEVALUE function…

Convert date string to date time in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Convert date string to date time in Excel using example below. To convert a date string to a datetime (date with time) you can parse the text into separate components then build a proper datetime. When date information from other systems is pasted or imported to Excel, it may not be recognized as a proper…