Change date format

Fiske

Board Regular
Joined
Jun 15, 2015
Messages
82
hi guys
how do i change the date format to d/mmm/yyyy
rather then d/mm/yyyy
Code:
Cells(x, "E").Value = Date & " "
Cells(x, "E").NumberFormat = "d/mmm/yyyy"
Thanks!
 

Some videos you may like

Excel Facts

What do {} around a formula in the formula bar mean?
{Formula} means the formula was entered using Ctrl+Shift+Enter signifying an old-style array formula.

steve the fish

Well-known Member
Joined
Oct 20, 2009
Messages
8,324
Office Version
  1. 365
Platform
  1. Windows
Hi remove the & " " from the first line. This is preventing excel from seeing it as a date.
 

Fiske

Board Regular
Joined
Jun 15, 2015
Messages
82
Hi Steve! thanks for the reply, i removed it and now it shows 42174 :eek:
 

steve the fish

Well-known Member
Joined
Oct 20, 2009
Messages
8,324
Office Version
  1. 365
Platform
  1. Windows
Ok switch the lines so the formatting of the cell is done first before the date is added. Or you could just say:

Code:
Cells(x, "E").Value = Format(Date, "d/mmm/yyyy")
 

Watch MrExcel Video

Forum statistics

Threads
1,123,489
Messages
5,601,982
Members
414,489
Latest member
Xlambda

We've detected that you are using an adblocker.

We have a great community of people providing Excel help here, but the hosting costs are enormous. You can help keep this site running by allowing ads on MrExcel.com.
Allow Ads at MrExcel

Which adblocker are you using?

Disable AdBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Pause on this site" option.
Go back

Disable AdBlock Plus

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock Plus

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the toggle to disable it for "mrexcel.com".
Go back

Disable uBlock Origin

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock Origin

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back

Disable uBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back
Top