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How can I batch shift the creation date of files on OS X 10.6.8?

Please note that I am not asking how to change the creation date of a bunch of files to a given date. I want to shift the date by a given amount of time, for example 47732400 seconds. Can I ...
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How do I copy recent folder/files from a network drive using a batch file?

My question may have answered someway or other but unfortunately I did not get the exact answer that I was looking for. Here is what I'm trying to do- create a folder on pc1, c:\temp1 map a network ...
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why do some emails have impossible (past) dates?

I just got a spam email dated 1970/1/1. I laughed, but then thought about it a bit more. I get these from time to time - always spam - and assumed they did this to stand out in your inbox. But I'm ...
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Difference in command line date format between XP & Windows 7

The DATE command in XP gives the date in the format ddd dd/mm/yyyy e.g. Sun 12/12/2010. In Windows 7, it only gives dd/mm/yy I.e. 12/12/2010. Both have the same regional settings. Can Windows 7 be ...
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How to get date value in commandline

I need to do a command that takes yesterday date and builds it into a file path like this: copy "Something 2010-12-06\*.zip" "d:\Copy\" where 2010-12-6 is yesterday's date in format yyyy-mm-dd. ...
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What date formats does Excel recognize as dates?

What date formats will Excel recognize as dates? I've been using Jul 30/10 11:41:10 but Excel doesn't recognize this as a date. I don't want to apply a function to the value, I just want to open ...
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How to fix iCal wrong date after snow leopard upgrade? [closed]

I searched google everywhere but could not find a fix for that annoying bug. This video shows exactly what happens: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsie6lN0p8o Removing from the doc and re-adding ...
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How can I change the default date format?

When I paste a date into Excel 2010 in the format "2012-12-07 00:00:00.000" I'd like it to be displayed by default as "2012-12-07", but it is actually displayed as "00:00.0". I know I can work ...
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How do I get the current date according to an NTP server without setting it locally?

I want to get the current date and time according to a remote NTP server, using Linux. I don't want to change the local time as a result; I just want to get the remote date, adjusted for the local ...
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How to set-up date for cron weekly backup?

I'm writing a command for cron to do automatic backups for my flashdrive. I use tar ... -N <some date> to make the backup. The issue is how to write the command which gives me the right date. ...
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Windows 7: How to display both date and time in tray *without* using large icons or increasing the height of taskbar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 - display date using small icons As we approach the year 2012, there has to be a way to show the date and time in Windows 7 without doing any of the following: ...
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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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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 native .7z format. Any Unix-based formats are ineligible. Are there any ...
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Formula to add X months to a date?

How can I add X months to an existing date in iWork Numbers?
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unable to use datediff function in apache openoffice calc

I am unable to get a result by using this command =DATEDIFF('dd', '2007-08-01', '2007-09-01') in apache openoffice calc. Even using two columns of dates and using the formula ...
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Split time in arbitrary periods, EXCEL

I have a list with date and quantity of items used IE: 2009.03.18 -1 2009.06.05 -2 2009.06.22 -1 2009.06.29 -2 2009.07.14 -1 2009.07.14 -1 2009.07.14 -2 2009.07.20 -2 2009.07.30 -1 ...
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How do I create a custom date format in footer that updates automatically in Powerpoint 2007?

I see how to add a date to the footer that updates automatically, either via "Insert->Header&Footer" or "Insert->Date&Time". Works great! However, I can't figure out how to do this with a ...
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In zsh the date format for names isn't displayed properly

I don't know what's wrong or if I'm stupid or something, but I just can't get to display the date with words :( I've been trying this for hours now.. It should display Mon, but it displays a "M" ...
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What was scientifically shown to support productivity when structural organizing/accessing file and folders? [closed]

My Personal Information Management problem I have gathered terabytes of data but it has became a habit to store files and folders to the same folder, that folder could be kind of seen as a Inbox ...
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Vista: change clock tooltip to short date?

Is it possible to change the tooltip that shows above the clock from the "Long date" format to show the "Short date" format?
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How do I write a batch script to generate folders for each month, day and year?

How do I write a batch script to generate folders for each month, day and year based on user input?
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How to change the date of Linux to UTC/GMT +1?

I need to change the date of my system. I'm running a Linux CentOS 5.6 # date +%Z UTC # date Thu Oct 6 11:42:45 UTC 2011 How to change the hour to be UTC/GMT +1? Best Regards,
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how to change the time format in Linux system

My Linux system has time format of UTC-5:0. How can i change it to UTC+5:30? Using date command i can able to change the time, but not the format
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Identify date/time format

I've been given some data to create some chart graphics and the dates are in a format I don't recognise. If I knew the format name I could easily look them up but initial search has drawn a blank. ...
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Linux date command is 4 minutes slow

I installed Centos onto my server and I noticed that when I compared the date command's output to time.gov (same timezones, of course), the output was 4 minutes behind. This also affects my ...
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On the command line, 'find' reports back an illegal time value

I want to run the following command. find . -mtime -60s When I do, I get this output instead: CLIENT% echo `date +%s`-1308741881 | bc 5152 CLIENT% find . -mtime -`echo `date +%s`-1308741881 | bc`s ...
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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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Unix Date command not working for few servers

I am trying to execute date command in unix server for yesterday. The commands tried are : date --date="1 day ago" date --date="1 days ago" date --date="yesterday" date --date="-1 day" These ...
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In Excel 2010 why can't I change the date format?

The original date is in the following format: 14/Nov/201110:53:44 I need it in this form: 14.11.2011 10:53:44 When I choose Number -> Custom -> d.m.yyyy h:mm -> OK , nothing changes. ...
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Timezone setting in linux

I'm setting timezone GMT+6 in my linux machine by copying zoneinfo file to /etc/localtime but date command showing time UTCtime-6, can any one explain me this behaviour? I'm assuming date command ...
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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 Change Server Date?

How do I change a Linux web server's date through SSH?
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How can I convert non-standard date data in Excel?

For some silly reason the data I've been provided has dates in the following format: mmddyyyy but if the date is something beginning with zero (e.g. 03132010) then it shows up without the leading ...
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How to extract the time HH: MM of a cell stored as "dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm format in excel?

I.E. 01/07/2011 09:30 I would like to extract 09:30 of this cell. How I can do it
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Proper date -d “next monday”

I'm trying to write a quick script that figures out the date of the next Monday that isn't today. Although the date command accepts this expression, it appears to interpret it as equivalent to "this ...
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Excel macro date parser cannot handle single-digit days

From previous questions on this and other sites I was given a function that can parse for and find dates in text strings or cells. Here's the function: Function GetDate(strInput As String) As Date ...
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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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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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A download manager for Linux which saves downloaded files in directories by date like 2012_06_29

I've been using Download Master on Windows for years and what I liked most about it is that this program can automatically put downloaded files into directories by download date: /Downloads | ...
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How to tell when RedHat was last updated

I have a RHEL 5 server and I want to know the last date in which it was updated. Is this technically feasible? If yes, how?
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How do I list files modified on or before particular date?

Using linux commands , is there way to list files which are created an hour (or particular date) before ?.
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Stop Microsoft Excel 2007 from formatting anything?

How can I stop Excel 2007 from modifying any character, I don't want to modify the date in any way, I don't want to modify misspells, nothing. I just want to see the exact text I'm writing.
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Inaccurate dates displayed in Excel (dates being calcuated from 1904 instead of 1900)

I have an excel spreadsheet containing a column of dates. When data is copied from other spreadsheets into this spreadsheet the dates change and become inaccurate. Changing the format of the ...
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Converting a five digit number to date format in excel?

In these spread sheets I have an entire column of values that are supposed to be dates, such as. 200701 = 1/1/2007 200702 = 2/1/2007 200905 = 5/1/2009 And so on and so forth. These will all be in ...
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Return the date of the day under an if formula with Excel or VBA

I have two columns A and B and many lines with some specific tasks to be done. In column B, I have a drop-down list with the name of people who are scheduled for the task . And in column A, I want the ...
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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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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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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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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.