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MP4 video - Editing Creation Date and Other Metadate

I wish to find out if it is possible to edit the creation date and time of an MP4 video file. I have attempted to do so using ffmpeg with the syntax listed below ffmpeg -y -i "22.mp4" -c copy ...
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Solaris + date + what is the same equivalent for Solaris [closed]

on Linux the syntax for date with seconds is: date +%s 1438587288 from MAN PAGE - %s seconds since 1970-01-01 00:00:00 UTC what is the same equivalent for Solaris?
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How to count months in intersection of two date ranges [closed]

I need to calculate the number of months in the intersection of two date ranges. For instance, in Column A I have start dates of employment 12/1/1998, 1/1/2003, 2/1/1995 and in column B I have ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Convert Day of the Year in Excel?

How can I convert Day of the Year to a mm/dd format in Excel? Date of the Year: e.g. 1= Jan 1, 177 = June 27. For example, how do I convert "177" to 6/27?
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Change the Default Date setting in Word 2010

I am using Word 2010 and Windows 7. You know how when you start typing a date in Word it will automatically suggest what it thinks you want? Like if I start typing “6/29”, a little grey bubble will ...
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Convert date from Taiwan to Gregorian in Excel

I've got some data from Taiwan in a .csv spreadsheet, but the dates are all in their patriotic calendar like this: 102/06/05 102/06/22 102/07/01 ... I need them in Gregorian format like this: ...
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How to set mergefield to show long date format?

How can I make Word 2012 display German date format in mail merge? { DATE \a "dd.MM.yy" \ * MERGEFIELD } returns 15.02.2012 for today, 15. Februar 2013 however is what I want.
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Change date in a SQL query to reference a cell in Excel

I have the following code that returns the needed data into excel and manually changing the date will change the returned data; however, I'd like to reference a cell with a formula that will make the ...
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Picasa has re-edited all my photos randomly

I use Picasa to manage my photos. I recently switched from a Windows machine to a Mac, so I used an external hard drive to transfer my photos from the old computer to the new. Everything was fine at ...
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VirtualBox guest not recognizing daylight savings transition

I want to test an app's behaviour during transitions in and out of daylight savings time. I therefore want to be able to set the date and time of a VirtualBox VM, (preferably from the Control Panel ...
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check of date with functions lookup

i have input date in sheet1 say in A! 15/07/2010 and in another sheet range of dates with interval of six months in a1 01/01/2010 and in b1 30/06/2010 and c1 15 likewise data is there i want to ...
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I need todays date to auto fill in cell when data is entered into another cell

I would like to have cells C5-C39 auto fill the date when data is entered into cells B5-B39. I have tried to get it to work using =TODAY() but don't how structure the formula. Thanks.
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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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Unix script: use of date and use of for

MinuteNow=date +%M; for ((i=2;i<=57;i+=5)) do if [ "$MinuteNow" == "$i" ]; then ************* fi done The problem is for 2 and 7, the date commande output is 02 ...
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Motherboard makes screeching/beeping sound after replacing CPU cooler

Added on Nov 9: I put the old cooler back in place, as per Keltari's suggestion, and while the sound is much less pronounced, upon close inspection I can still hear it. It may have been there all ...
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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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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 ...
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Set Linux date with ddmmyy

I need to set the date of a Linux box with a string I get from a program. This string is formatted as ddmmyy. Is it possible to use that directly or do I need to reformat it first? Currently I have ...
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Return Date from Excel

I need to find the last date an SKU was updated please. There could be blanks or zeroes in the data so I need to exclude them.
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Excel: Check if date has a day

I have cells with dates in Excel. Some dates have dd-mm-yy (e.g. 20-01-15), others just have mm-yy (e.g. 01-15). I want to determine which cells have a day specified by the user. As far as I can ...
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Converting non-numeric date to individual month,day, year components, and combining into one cell as datevalue

I have a date that Excel does not see as a value, I parsed out the month, day, year components into three separate cells, and converted to values, and now need to combine them in one cell to be seen ...
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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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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 does `date` calculate time zone offset? [closed]

If I set the time zone environment variable: TZ="Foo/Bar", how does date handle different time zones and display the date accordingly?
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Ubuntu clock is wrong and I can't change it (running as VirtualBox Guest under OSX)

I have a strange problem with my Ubuntu Natty virtual machine running under VirtualBox on OSX. One day last week, my clock on the top bar in Gnome stopped displaying the correct time (I'm not running ...
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Converting date format in formulas in Excel

I have a column of dates in the following format ddd mmm dd hh m:s "EST" yyyy. In another cell in another sheet, I wish to have the dates in the format dd/m/y. How can I do this? I already tried the ...
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CSV opens in OpenOffice but adds slashes?

Trying to open a CSV in open office - but it alters the data. Here is the the CSV in its raw format (opened in Notepad); 10-1001,product name 1, 10-1001-020,product name 2, 10-1001-030,product name ...
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When I enter a date it will only insert the sample date

I have tried entering the date by right click "insert date" and choosing mm/dd/yy when I hit enter the date appears as the sample date and I can't get the current date to appear.
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Excel: conditional formatting with with complex function AND

I have a sheet that looks like this: So I have a list of documents to create, and I mark "1" on the column with the month in which I have created them. Now I've been asked to put "1" also as a ...
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How do I change date origin in libreoffice writer?

I am copying a chart from a Calc file to a Writer file. The Calc file has a date origin of 1904. When I copy the chart to the writer file, all the dates get shifted because the origin is (I suppose) ...
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extract in same column cell with different format

I need to extract value in same column that have different format (date and text) as showed below: 09/02/80 23/12/73 ANA ANA 11/03/83 11/03/83 07/07/34 How could obtain from one column two ...
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date and time can't be changed windows 8.1

I need to change my date to something wrong for some reasons. I get no errors and there are no other problems and I can see the change in the left-bottom corner, but after just after a few seconds or ...
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EDATE minus 6 minus 6 is not same as -12

Is there some way to get 2014-06-30 minus 6 months to be 2013-12-31 rather than 2013-12-30 (i.e always end of month)
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Using ntp across LAN

I have 3 debian computers connected to a network switch across LAN without WAN access. I would like to manually set the date and time on one of the computers, then automatically sync the time to the ...
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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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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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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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CountIf Formula that counts cells containing any and all dates without having a date range?

I need to simplify a CountIF formula. Instead of having a date range I just need my COUNTIF to count cells cointaining dates disregarding date range period. I have tried for example simplifying it ...
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Batch script or set of commands to extract the fields of date

I am trying to create a batch file to backup my data at regular intervals in Windows using a batch script. I need date parameter and the fields from the displayed format (Month, day and year). ...
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In Lotus Notes how can you change the date format?

In Lotus Notes 8.5 how can you change the date format? I don't like 27/3/2013 and would like Wednesday 3, 2013 or the like.
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Formula to calculate the 5th [day of the week] when applicable

I've used the following formula to get the nth xday of the month: =DATE(B2,A2,1+7*n)-WEEKDAY(DATE(B2,A2,8-xday)) where year is in B2 and month (as a number from 1 to 12) is in A2, and where xday is ...
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Display date serial number using TEXT in IF

I am using an IF function to insert a string into a cell if the cell specified is #N/A, the function works if I use the following =IF(AS2="#N/A","",CONCATENATE("insert in tempTable ...