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### Parsing Out a Month from a date field

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In a field, I have the date 1/1/2008, but I only want to know that is was
JANUARY.  Because I want to know if the current month is >,< or =  the month
that is in that field.

This is being used when comparing previous years sales activities.  So if I
got the order in Jan 15, 2008 for my annual product, then I would expect my
new order to come in Jan 2009 (but not necesarily on the 15th).

Any ideas?

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As a guess you want the month formula.
=month(A1)
Where A1 has the date in it. That will return a number from 1 to 12 which
defines the month.
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HTH...

Jim Thomlinson

"Warm FL" wrote:

> In a field, I have the date 1/1/2008, but I only want to know that is was
> JANUARY.  Because I want to know if the current month is >,< or =  the month
> that is in that field.
>
> This is being used when comparing previous years sales activities.  So if I
> got the order in Jan 15, 2008 for my annual product, then I would expect my
> new order to come in Jan 2009 (but not necesarily on the 15th).
>
> Any ideas?
>
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Try to use the function MONTH to check the todays() and the 1/1/2008 month.
Micky

"Warm FL" wrote:

> In a field, I have the date 1/1/2008, but I only want to know that is was
> JANUARY.  Because I want to know if the current month is >,< or =  the month
> that is in that field.
>
> This is being used when comparing previous years sales activities.  So if I
> got the order in Jan 15, 2008 for my annual product, then I would expect my
> new order to come in Jan 2009 (but not necesarily on the 15th).
>
> Any ideas?
>
 0

With so little info I am going to do some mind reading based on dates in col
a and the values in column b and you want the 1st month.

=sumproduct((month(a2:a22)=1)*b2:b22)

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Don Guillett
Microsoft MVP Excel
SalesAid Software
dguillett@gmail.com
"Warm FL" <WarmFL@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> In a field, I have the date 1/1/2008, but I only want to know that is was
> JANUARY.  Because I want to know if the current month is >,< or =  the
> month
> that is in that field.
>
> This is being used when comparing previous years sales activities.  So if
> I
> got the order in Jan 15, 2008 for my annual product, then I would expect
> my
> new order to come in Jan 2009 (but not necesarily on the 15th).
>
> Any ideas?
>

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