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How do I create a batch file that will create a folder for each day of the month? [closed]

At the beginning of each month inside a directory, I need to create a folder for each day in that month (in the format of DDMMYYYY). I'd like to just run this script on the first day of each month ...
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Add Date-Time Stamp To Copied File using Windows Batch

I thought this would be simple but it seems more of a challenge than I thought. I want a file to be copied and pasted with a time stamp appended. I get the time stamp using this code: set ...
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Get DayName from Date in OpenOffice Calc?

I am having difficulty getting the day name from OpenOffice Calc. I am able to get the day Number representation from a date with the following WEEKDAY("2008-06-14"; 1) which returns 7 As we ...
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LibreCalc Date-function returns wrong month

I have a spreadsheet with three columns for "Date", "Currency", and "Amount". Date Currency Amount Month 06.02.2015 EUR 188 March 30.01.2015 EUR 285 January I ...
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How to change date format in multiple text files in powershell?

Hello I have around 5000 text files (TXT) in one directory.Files are comma delimited. What I'm trying to do is to change date format (it is stored in first column of each file) from M/d/yyyy to ...
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Run Query in Siebel on Modified due date

I want to run a query for open SRs by Modified due dates. I cannot find that field in normal query. Please help me out.
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How can I tell when my computer was manufactured.?

I want to install a operating system and my computer must be manufactured between 2006 and 2014. How can I tell when it was manufactured?
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LC_date like option for excel sheet (possible in libre office)

Windows 8.1, office 2013, english interface - danish region. When working in excel I often paste dates from another application. These dates are in the form Januar 2013. When pasting, it seems excel ...
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Changing date on Ubuntu without sudo privilages

I am trying to automate a time change on Ubuntu 10.04 with a bash script using the date command. The script works, but it requires sudo privileges, however, the user who will execute the script does ...
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Date types management mismatch (2-digits year) - on copy/paste user action

I find a strange inconsistency when copying-pasting dates on MS Excel, when they have a 2 digits year. I work on a machine Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit and my Excel is a 2010 version. PROBLEM ...
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Creation date of zip file

Is there any way how can I get creation date of zip file which is stored on server? Or even better when the file was uploaded on server? I do not have access to the server disk, I can only download ...
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How to elegantly log working times by file changes

I would like to get to know some (windows) program, or some scripting lines, that could help me to get a chronological list (in the form of a text file) of file changes, on a drive or directory, ...
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Make folders' last modified date correspond to last modified date of its child folders/files

I am working with FileZilla to locate the last modified files of my website. I thought the last modified date of a parent folder will correspond to the latest last modified date of its children files ...
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NTPD not updating time date on CENTOS

I have set up ntpd on CENTOS, I am trying to get it to pull time from a Windows domain contoller if i run the command: ntpdate dc3.mydomaain.local this works fine and updates the host with the ...
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Open Office Calc - Stop date autoformatting

When I paste raw data into calc some of it converts to a date automatically (it is not date data, it simply contains a hyphen). This data is then lost because if i turn it back into text I get an ...
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Date command - adjusting the date works on my mac but NOT the server's shell

On my mac I can ask for the date in threes days time: Josephs-MacBook-Pro-3$date -v 3d Fri 3 Oct 2014 08:54:26 BST Josephs-MacBook-Pro-3$ but when I try that on my dreamhost server: ...
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Robocopy files only with a certain date

I am looking to copy files from x: to z: only if the destination file has a date changed of 9/23/2014. If the destination file has an older or newer date, don't touch it. X is my backup and Z is the ...
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How do I have a Date format show in a Formula that is looking up that cell?

I have a formula: ="('"&A6&"','"&B6&"','"&C6&"','"&D6&"','"&E6&"')," And B6 is a date and formatted as dd/mm/yyyy (have tried all forms though) so the ...
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Unable to get Excel to recognise date in column

I constantly have problems working with dates in Excel, I must be doing something wrong but I don't understand what. I have a spreadsheet, exported from our exchange server, that contains a column ...
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Create a non standard weekly date range autofill in excel

I am working on a monthly spreadsheet of our daily takings. I need one line for a sunday, monday and tuesday but two lines for wednesday, thursday, friday and saturday. I can't seem to hit the magic ...
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Format dates so they are split across two lines

See the dates above? I'd like to format them so they are split over two lines, as illustrated below (Note: the Oct 13 is a mistake; it should have been split as well). In other words, between the ...
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Looking for a formula(s) that will return the next date (higher than the starting date) from a row of dates, then the next date from that one

Worksheet 1 lists all of the "legs" flown by our aircraft. The leg or legs for each day would then go to Worksheet 2 for Day 1, Worksheet 3 for Day 2, and so on. Legs are listed in columns starting ...
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Comparing dates in excel

How do I compare date in the following format with today's date and work out the no. of days in between? 31.12.2016 Formula: A1-Today() doesn't seem to work. It returns #VALUE!
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How to convert dd.mm.yyyy date format to yyyy-mm-dd in Excel 2007?

My customer entered date in dd.mm.yyyy format. As I want insert all the data in mysql database, I want the date in yyyy-mm-dd format. I tried to format using Excel custom date format and built-in ...
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How to use “date” to print tomorrow's day of the week

On CentOS 6 Linux I use date +%a in several cronjobs and scripts to generate logfile names like myprog-Tue.txt and this works well for me since many years. But now for one program I need to delete ...
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How to set date for a specific program?

after june 2008 the game gears of war is giving error and not running. so when I want to play it, I need to change date about 6 years. so I'm curious is there anyway to set the time for a single ...
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Ask for date on boot (challenge)

Issue An old laptop computer with XP loses date every time it boots. It has no more battery pack so it has to be plugged permanently in to wall. What I already tried Replaced the little button ...
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hardware clock is set but date command is displayed wrong date and time

I am setting date with settimeofday function my hardware clock is set perfectly but when i execute date command it shows me wrong date and time. but if i reboot the system than it show me proper ...
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Convoluted Date Lookup

I found this, which is pretty close, but I don't know VB, so I'm trying to do this with a vanilla formula. First worksheet has a series of tables of unemployment rate: 1 per US state. Each table ...
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getting todo.sh to sort due items first, then by priority

How can I get todo.sh to put items that are due: today first, then after that sort the normal way (A-Z priority then everything else)? There's this solution, but then you lose A-Z priority and have ...
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Display day of week in Taskbar without impacting Excel

With Windows 8.1, I would like the current day of the week (or abbreviation thereof) to show in my taskbar along with or alongside time and date, without ramifications for Excel and, preferably, no ...
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How to find out when an audio disc (CD) has been written/burned?

Is there a way/tool to determine the date and time when an audio disc (CD) has been written/burned? I am aware of How to find out when a disc (DVD) has been written/burned? but the accepted solution ...
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Batch adjust / increment file date by an offset?

Suppose I have a folder of 100 files, and they have created/modified dates that are wrong, because the real-time-clock in the device that wrote them was wrong. I want to add the same offset to the ...
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How to calculate the first occurrence of a given weekday in the next year in Excel?

I need to calculate the first occurrence in the next year of the weekday of the date in cell A1. For instance, if the date in cell A1 happens to fall on a Thursday, calculate the first Thursday of the ...
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Change All User short date format in Windows 2008R2 using script

I have hundreds of users in Windows 2008 R2. How can i change these user's Regional setting's short date format to DD-MM-YYYY using script ? Thanks
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Excel opens asking for a date

I am creating a spreadsheet that needs to ask the user to input a date upon opening the workbook. The answer field needs to include a valid date range that goes back 13 months. Once a valid date ...
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My sent email is contains the current computer date for no reason

Everytime I tried to send an email through Gmail in Firefox, at the end of the e-mail, appears the current date in the format of YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM Timezone First Name Last Name Email Address: So ...
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Wrong date created for files in Windows when copying files, if the file has already existed

I'm having a problem when copying files (or creating new files) on Windows 7. If I copy a file, I expect the date created to be correct, but sometimes it's not. Usually it works, but here is an ...
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How do I pipe output to date -d “value”?

I have a date like "2014-01-30 05:04:27 GMT", and if I run date -d "2014-01-30 05:04:27 GMT", the output is in my server's timezone ("Thu Jan 30 16:04:27 EST 2014"). With the use of grep and cut, I ...
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Timezone setting in Linux

I'm setting timezone GMT+6 on my Linux machine by copying the zoneinfo file to /etc/localtime, but the date command is showing the time UTCtime-6. What is the reason for this behaviour? I'm assuming ...
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Script to copy text including today's date into clipboard

I'd like to know if its possible in Windows for a script (or similar) to be written that will copy today's date and specific text into the clipboad, in the following format: dd/mm/yy - xx - xxx ...
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convert text file column field with data dd.mm.yy to dd.mm.YYYY

How to format date for file content using linux command line tools? Input: aaa;1.70;ccc;20.01.13;zz;2013; uuu;2.70;lll;17.12.10;zz;2013; fff;3.70;nnn;31.01.98;zz;2013; auu;8.70;nuu;30.02.96;zz;2013; ...
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How to change a date inside an EXE file?

I have come to a conclusion that every time this program goes beyond a date it gives me problem. So I would like to hack the exe and modify that date to avoid that problem. How to do that? It's a ...
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Make Excel recognise date in custom format

How can I make Excel recognize a text in the following format as a date and time? I have the following date in on cell: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 1:54:26 PM +01:00 And would like Excel to format the ...
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Search unix drive for file modified today

Is there a way I can search an entire unix drive for a file that was modified today? I realize this could take a while, but thats not an issue
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How to delete days with no data?

I have the flow data for 49 years for 15 min interval. I've used pivot table to get the daily average value of flow. After copy-pasting from pivot table and using filter to remove the blank flow ...
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Convert Month Number to Month Name

Is there a way to convert month number to name with a script? example: 2013-10-22 will become Oct 22 Thanks. BTW, I don't have the GNU date and my OS is AIX.
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create folder in powershell with previous date

I need a Powershell script which helps me to create a folder on destination with one previous date. Currently, I am using the code below. It helps me to create a folder on destination place with ...
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What other archive formats save Date Created and Date Accessed?

7-Zip on Windows will save the Date Created and Date Accessed when compressing a .zip file, however it does not do this for its (referring to 7-Zip) native .7z format. Any Unix-based formats are ...
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How to set different dates to different Users in Windows7

I want to set different date for each user on my Windows 7, is there any option? or third party software? Want to change system date/time when particular user login windows. thank you