moderated Re: Excel and jaws;
What do you mean by “Microsoft has its own whacky internal date format”? How a date is displayed in Excel is entirely up to what you select it to be, here are some examples of today’s date:
Friday, August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019
From: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Behalf Of Brian K. Lingard
Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2019 10:36 PM
Subject: Re: Excel and jaws;
Dear David & List:
Is the column you are entering dates in defined as being a date column?
Microsoft has its own whacky internal date format.
Brian K. Lingard
From: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Behalf of David
Good afternoon all; perhaps someone can help me. this is from one of my clients.
I wonder if you had a suggestion about a problem, I am having with excel. I have gone through all of the help info with no luck at all. I don’t know if you can help but here it is. Excel does not recognize date formats as numbers only as text. When I enter a date in a date column, I need it to be recognized as a date in order to sort them to put them in order. I have no luck in using the date value or value function getting an error that my formula is wrong. I have gone on the internet and have had no luck with support.microsoft.com and it isn’t a disability issue for Microsoft accessibility help. Is there something I am missing? Do you have any suggestions ?
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