Date Format Dialog Box

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The Date Format dialog box provides additional date formats that you can apply to columns that have a Date data type. To access this dialog box, the PowerPivot window must be open. You must select a cell that contains a Date value. On Home, in Formatting, click the down arrow by Format, and click More Date Formats. The format you choose will be applied to all values in the column.

  • Format
    Provides a visual example of the date format string.

  • Format String
    Shows the underlying format string in date and time format specifiers, such as Y (Year), M (Month), D (Day), H (Hour), S (Second). The format string determines the text representation of the date or time value in the workbook.