Built-in VBA functions videos | Excel VBA Part 55.1 - Working with Dates

Posted by Andrew Gould on 03 May 2017


This video explains the basics of working with dates in VBA. You'll learn about the Date data type and how to write unambiguous dates in your VBA code. You'll also learn about Excel's leap year bug and why some VBA dates don't match those in Excel. You'll see how to return the current date and time, as well as various techniques to format dates. The final part of the video describes a variety of date calculations and functions including the difference between DateDiff and DateDif, calculating working days using NetWorkDays and how to calculate age in years accurately.

This video has the following accompanying files:

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DatesInVBA.xlsm Excel workbook with macros

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