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in excel convert 3 column date to single colu

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June 10, 2010 at 06:26:55
Specs: Windows XP
How do I convert a date that appears in 3 columns to a single column date i.e. column A has MONTH( Jan shows as a 1, Feb as a 2), column B has DAY(I.E. 3 OR 4 OR 10) and column C has Year (2 DIGITS 2010 shows as 10 or 2011 as 11)..want to convert to signle column 01/03/10...

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June 10, 2010 at 06:44:39
Concatenation (&) of values from multiple cells creates a "text string".

DATEVALUE converts a text string into a date as long as Excel can recognize the structure of the text string as a date.

Putting those 2 facts together, try this:

=DATEVALUE(A1 & "/" & B1 & "/" & C1)

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December 15, 2010 at 09:54:43
The DATEVALUE command, as described above, did not work for me. However I was able to concatenate the values with the ampersand (&) and then re-format the cells as dates.

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December 15, 2010 at 10:09:08
What does "did not work for me" mean?

It works fine for me.

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