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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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Excel Formula to match dates

This may sound really simple but I need a formula that checks if one column's date is the same as another, and if so put 'true' or '1' or something. I tried =IF(H2=G2, "True", "False") but it does not ...
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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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How do I convert dates from Open Office format to MS Excel format

I am trying to save a file in Libre Office as an excel file but Excel sees the data displays it as a negative number using a series of ###### symbols. I believe the problem is to do with the two ...
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Excel 2010: Calculate full months between dates

I have dates in two columns and I would need to calculate amount of full months between two dates. I export the spreadsheet from SAP ERP in .xls format but opening with Excel 2010. DATEDIF function ...
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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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Return day number in year from date in Excel

I am trying to show the date in an adjacent cell as the number of days in the year. Jan 1 would be 1, Feb 1 would be 32, Dec 31 would be 365. Also the reverse, how many days are left in the year. Jan ...
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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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Calculating Dates Backwards in Excel

I am trying to calculate 6 Fridays before a certain date, as well as 4 Fridays before a certain date, in order to establish deadlines for several departmental responsibilities. I would like the dates ...
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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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How to calculate monthly sum from the entries for each date in Excel?

I have colums for my workout logging: Date Running (minutes) Pushups Pullups Crunches and the rest of my workout entries. I insert my achievements each day. How can I script Excel to ...
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Excel TEXT function does not work properly

Let say I have the following values in the cells A1 : `=Now()` which displays 17.03.2014 13:45 A2 : 12.03.2014 Both are in date format and I have the function in another cells like this: B1 : ...
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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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Mac OSX Numbers - Convert text to datetime

I am using Numbers on a Mac. I have a CSV file which contains numerous dates in the format MM/DD/YYYY. I need to convert these dates into datetime format for insertion into a MySQL table. How do 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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Excel 2010 - Calculate dates and return a 0 if it is the current date or date passed

I need to calculate days between today and the 'Last day to offer' and have Excel return a 0 if today is the last day to offer or if the date has passed; otherwise it should return the number of days ...
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Converting text date into standard date format in Excel 2010

I've got an Excel 2010 spreadsheet that has a large number of dates for the year 2014 entered in the following format: Thursday 24th July that I need to convert into standard date time format (the end ...
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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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How can I get the displayed value of a cell in MS Excel ( for text that was converted to dates)?

How can I get the displayed value of a cell in MS Excel ( for text that was converted to dates)? Excel File Origin I have an Excel file that was originally a CSV file. At this time I don't have ...
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Excel macros date format worldwide

On a Mac Mountain Lion, US locales, I'm working on a Spreadsheet with macros like TEXT(TODAY(), "yyyy-mm-dd")&" is the date" The problem is that the sheet is also used on computers set with ...
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Excel - Convert currency as text to numbers

I frequently copy and paste HTML tables into Excel to do quick aggregate operations (e.g. sums, averages, etc). In this example, PayPal, their HTML table contains text values like A | B ...
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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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Convert datetime to another datetime format

How do I convert this datetime? [23/Sep/2013:21:18:00 +0200] to 23/Sep/2013 21:18:00
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How to change date format from dd-mm-yyyy to dd-mm-yy in formula bar of MS-EXCEL? (Still didn't got satisfactory answer)

I've written a date in one of the cells of MS Excel spreadsheet as 26-09-2013. Then by right clicking on that cell I selected Format cells and gone to Number->Date option and by selecting the type ...
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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
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How to Sum Date (in minutes) Shell

I need some help here, I'm not a expert with shell scripting but I am trying to do a script where I need to take the Epoch number followed by the date, but for with the all hours of the day with a ...
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DateTime to just Date

In LibreOffice, Calc under Linux, I have a table with DateTime values (eg. 2011-06-15T15:37:56+00:00). How shall I convert these values to just Date values (eg. 2011-06-15)? I suspect it is very ...
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Trouble in set the date in windows xp only after 8/2008

I'm having trouble setting the date in Windows XP. Specifications: Microsoft windows xp professional 2002 Service Pack 2 Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.90 GHz RAM 512 MB Every time I try change my date ...
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Tar archive wrong creation date

I have a script to backup some directories: tar cjf /backup-`date +\%m-\%d-\%Y`.tar.bz2 mydir >> /dev/null 2>&1 At the end of the process, a "ls -al" show something like: -rwxr-xr-x 1 ...
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Excel: show day of week does not work (German locale)

In on cell I'm showing the full date (like 01.01.2013 > German format) and in another cell I want to show only the day of week. So I followed the instructions from Microsoft which refer to the TEXT ...
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Explorer sort order by date (not by type) [closed]

Why Explorer in Windows 7 keeps grouping files by type when I want them by date? Each group is sorted by date (modified), but I would like all files sorted by date (mixed types, like an old'n'good ...
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Using Excel to create a date series for a job on the same 2 days every week

I want to create a calendar showing ONLY all the Wednesdays and Thursdays in a year with their date, so for example: Wed 25 Sept Thu 26 Sept Wed 2 October Thu 3 October etc. I thought it would be a ...
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System date change tracking in windows xp

I wanted to track when system time was changed in a PC.By looking at event viewer for event id 520 i will get it. But when i changed date manually in windows and look at event viewer i found 4 entries ...
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Better way to replace timestamp by date when reading a squid log

Tonight i was trying to look at my proxie's lines, and I came up with this, which seems all but KISS. How would you do it simply ? awk '{ trunc=sprintf("%.0f", $1) ;$1="" ; system("echo -n `date +%R ...