Excel/filtering on dates
I would like to filter on a column of dates, so that all I see is the dates beginning with 25, ie 25/02/2015, 25/03/2015, 25/04/2015, and so on. I have tried doing a custom filter of "begins with" 25, but it dosent work.
Have you come across this before?
I would put in a dummy column.
say your dates are in column F with a header in row 1 and data starting in row 2.
say M is the next available column. In M2 I would put the formula
then drag fill that down the column. Then I would filer on column M (n my hypothesized example).
When talking about dates, the underlying date is stored as a date serial number. That number is the number of days since 1/1/1900 in most cases. Formatting it as date produces the more familiar date format you see. It doesn't appear that the filter has much support for selecting the day of the month across a large range of dates.
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