Date Problem

UpTheArgyle

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I have 5000 dates in column “A” in the format “23/05/2010” – in column “B” I have told the cells to = A and then custom formatted the cells so as the date is only showing as MONDAY or TUESDAY etc.
Basically I want to pivot table to see which day of the week is most popular
What I am unable to do is copy column “B” and paste special into column “C” so as I get cells formatted as text with on name of days of the week, all I am getting is stuff like 40321.
Any Ideas?
 

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Try in column B

=TEXT(A1,"dddd")

You should be able to build a pivot from that.
 

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