Excel | Formatting numbers and dates exercise | Formatting Numbers and Dates

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Software ==> Excel  (146 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2016 and later
Topic ==> Formatting numbers and dates  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Courses ==> Excel Business Modelling  /  Excel Intermediate
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Open the file contained within the folder name shown above.

On the Formatting Numbers sheet, in cell I3 and I4, use a custom number format to create the entry shown in cell G3 and G4:

Custom Number Formats

Use a custom number format to add the extra characters

In cell I5, use a full custom number format to hide the cell contents:

Hiding cells with Custom Number formats

Use the special custom number format of ;;; to hide the cell contents.

On the Formatting Dates sheet, in cell J3, format the date to show the month name:

Formatting Dates

Change the format to a different date format.

In columns I and J create a calendar series where the date increases by 2 months each time:

Creating a calendar with date series

The date jumps by 2 months

In column M, use custom date formats to display the dates as shown below:

Custom Date formats

Each cell has a different custom date format.

Use Save As... to save the file in your own new Excel work folder.

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