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How to change date format from yyyymmdd to mm/dd/yy in Excel [Solved/Closed]

Ask a question lmw - Last answered on Aug 15, 2017 at 04:48 AM by niz
Hello,

I have data with dates arranged thusly: yyyymmdd

Is there an easy way to change the format to mm/dd/yy in Excel 2010?

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Solved my own problem! Here's how to do it:

(If dates are in a row, select row, copy, paste/ transpose to a new column [no header])

Select the column.
Choose Data tab
Text to Columns - opens new box
(choose Delimited), Next
(uncheck all boxes, use "none" for text qualifier), Next
use the ymd option from the Date dropdown.
Click Finish.

You're done!
tw- Jan 7, 2015 at 11:16 AM
Awesome, exactly what I needed.
Kamal- Jan 9, 2015 at 11:24 PM
Thanks....
Kun- Jan 22, 2015 at 12:37 PM
Thanks soo much
dsfaklasdkf;alskhs;kd- Jun 20, 2017 at 02:25 PM
Thank you!
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niz- Aug 15, 2017 at 04:48 AM
fantastic.... great help
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