All the basic information regarding Excel DATE function is listed in the table below. (This data is regularly updated from Microsoft and several resources)
|Function Category:||Date and time|
|Description:||Returns the serial number of a particular date|
|Return Value:||A serial number that represents a particular date in Excel.|
|Syntax:||=DATE (year, month, day)|
|Applies to:||Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000|
|Other languages:||English: DATE
|Portuguese (Brazil): DATA
Portuguese (Portugal): DATA
All Other Languages: DATE
|Related Functions:||DAY, MONTH, YEAR|
Syntax details with an example regarding the correct usage of function can be seen below.
=DATE (year, month, day)
|year||The year to use when creating the date.|
|month||The month to use when creating the date.|
|day||The day to use when creating the date.|
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LINKS AND RESOURCES
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Microsoft Office support page – Excel DATE function:
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