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Exporting Date format problem

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Minhas Shaikh
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Hi Planners,
I have problem for exporting schedule from p3e to Exel spread sheet that after exporting in excel the date format is like ’10/22/2007 8:00:00 AM (hihfen date and time) but for my other calculations I only need date. I have check in user preferences, time , ’do not show time’ option and also in excel date format but due to hihfen it reads as text.
Does anybody know how to solve my problem . Please reply as soon as you can.

Regards,
Minhas

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K D
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Hi,
If you do not want to get date in text format, just simply copy data from Primavera by pressing Ctrl+C and paste on Excel .This will give date format.
Rodel Marasigan
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You have to enter (’) not ("). Check the first character of the date text and that’s character that you need to replace.

HTH,
Rodel
Minhas Shaikh
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Thank you Rodel.
I have tried to replace values but I am getting some errores ’ like "Microsoft offoce excel can’t find any data to replace........" like that. May be I am mistaken. can you please guide me again.

Thanks
Rodel Marasigan
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Minhas,

Unfortunately you cannot change the date format because it all text. Work around is on your exported excel spreadsheet, highlight all the dates that you are trying to format and press Ctrl+H function. On the replace dialog box Find what text box type ’ and leave blank the Replace with text box, then click replace all. This will remove all hyphens and automatically converted to date format.

Hope this help,
Rodel