Question: Why is Datedif not in Excel?

DATEDIF is not a standard function and hence not part of functions library and so no documentation. Microsoft doesnt promote to use this function as it gives incorrect results in few circumstances. But if you know the arguments, you may use it and it will work and in most of the cases will give correct results.

Does Excel still have Datedif?

DATEDIF(), which means Date + Dif, is a compatibility function left over from Lotus 1-2-3 that Microsoft adopted in Excel version 2000, which is the only version that explains how this function works. Its operational in all Excel versions, but its not on the Formulas menu or in the Help menus after Excel 2000.

How do I enable Datedif in Excel 2016?

2:285:24Date Dif function | Excel 2016 - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipNow select the higher date and cell b6 followed by a comma then write the word today with an openMoreNow select the higher date and cell b6 followed by a comma then write the word today with an open and closed parenthesis followed. By a comma. Now type an open quotation mark.

What is Datedif function in Excel?

The Excel DATEDIF function returns the difference between two date values in years, months, or days. The DATEDIF (Date + Dif) function is a compatibility function that comes from Lotus 1-2-3. end_date - End date in Excel date serial number format. unit - The time unit to use (years, months, or days).

How do I use Datedif in Excel 2019?

1:514:13Excel 2019/365: Date Functions: DATEDIF - YouTubeYouTube

How do you automate dates in Excel?

Insert a static date or time into an Excel cellTo insert the current date, press Ctrl+; (semi-colon).To insert the current time, press Ctrl+Shift+; (semi-colon).To insert the current date and time, press Ctrl+; (semi-colon), then press Space, and then press Ctrl+Shift+; (semi-colon).

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