Change a date to text Month

I have a standard date (06/01/2004)  I want to change 
that to "June".  I don't mean to just format it to 
display "June" I want the cell text to be "June".  I know 
I have done this before but for the life of me I can't 
remember or find the solution.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

Thanks

Michael
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9/13/2004 5:51:55 PM
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Hi
in a helper cell:
=TEXT(A1,"MMMM")

--
Regards
Frank Kabel
Frankfurt, Germany

"Michael" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:16c301c499ba$5bab0d40$a401280a@phx.gbl...
> I have a standard date (06/01/2004)  I want to change
> that to "June".  I don't mean to just format it to
> display "June" I want the cell text to be "June".  I know
> I have done this before but for the life of me I can't
> remember or find the solution.
>
> Any help is greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks
>
> Michael

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frank.kabel (11126)
9/13/2004 5:57:33 PM
Thanks Frank.

quotes were getting me I was using single.
>-----Original Message-----
>Hi
>in a helper cell:
>=TEXT(A1,"MMMM")
>
>--
>Regards
>Frank Kabel
>Frankfurt, Germany
>
>"Michael" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> schrieb 
im Newsbeitrag
>news:16c301c499ba$5bab0d40$a401280a@phx.gbl...
>> I have a standard date (06/01/2004)  I want to change
>> that to "June".  I don't mean to just format it to
>> display "June" I want the cell text to be "June".  I 
know
>> I have done this before but for the life of me I can't
>> remember or find the solution.
>>
>> Any help is greatly appreciated.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Michael
>
>.
>
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anonymous (74723)
9/13/2004 6:06:11 PM
>-----Original Message-----
>I have a standard date (06/01/2004)  I want to change 
>that to "June".  I don't mean to just format it to 
>display "June" I want the cell text to be "June".  I know 
>I have done this before but for the life of me I can't 
>remember or find the solution.
>
>Any help is greatly appreciated.
>
>Thanks
>
>Michael

You need a helper column. If the date is in B1 use this 
formula =TEXT(MONTH(B1),"mmmm"). Now copy this formula and 
use Edit, Paste Special, VAlues and paste it in place. You 
can now cut and paste the value over the original date.

But always be careful about loosing information.

Regards
Peter
Peter_atherton@hotmail.com
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anonymous (74723)
9/13/2004 8:02:45 PM
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