Excel/Given Birth Dates : Require Age
From the application forms received from my wife's new students (a Ballet School) I will enter a 'Date of Birth' column in her spread-sheet 'Student Database'. I would like an adjacent column that would self-calculate and then show 'Age Now'. What would you suggest, please.
I'd use the YEARFRAC function - in older versions of Excel this wasn't native, so you'd have to use tools, add-ins to add in the Analysis ToolPak - later versions have it as standard. The format is (specifically for your case)
where A1 is the student date of birth cell. this will return an exact age in years and a decimal fraction for part years - if you only want the whole number use
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