Create a date from 3 different cells [Solved/Closed]

- - Latest reply:  Udeni - Jul 13, 2017 at 05:45 PM
Hello,

In excel I have date spread across 3 cells; 1 with the day (A1), 1 with the month (A2) and 1 with the year (A3).
I want to put these 3 numbers into one cell as a date (A4).
A1 A2 A3 A4
15 11 09 15-11-09

I've looked at the "date and time" functions, but can't find anything.

Does anyone know a function or a VBA code that will solve my issue?
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approved by Jean-François Pillou on Dec 9, 2018
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Hello,
Use the formula DATE(year,month,day) in your case, write this formula into A4:
=DATE(C1,B1,A1)

and personalise your date format to have : dd-mm-yy

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