#### Converting Date to Work Week...

```Hello,

I'm trying to convert a colum of entry dates to work weeks.  I have a
helper row for month and year but I do not know if there is a quick way
(or a built in formula in excel) to determine the "work week" (within a
month).

For example:

ENTRY DATE:      Month:     Work Week:
8/26/05             August       4
8/19/05             August       3

etc.

Is there a formula that I can drag down this list of about 1,800 rows
with all different months?

Thanks,

PZan

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```On Mon, 29 Aug 2005 11:47:19 -0500, PokerZan
<PokerZan.1ujcib_1125335108.8204@excelforum-nospam.com> wrote:

>
>Hello,
>
>I'm trying to convert a colum of entry dates to work weeks.  I have a
>helper row for month and year but I do not know if there is a quick way
>(or a built in formula in excel) to determine the "work week" (within a
>month).
>
>For example:
>
>ENTRY DATE:      Month:     Work Week:
>8/26/05             August       4
>8/19/05             August       3
>
>etc.
>
>Is there a formula that I can drag down this list of about 1,800 rows
>with all different months?
>
>Thanks,
>
>PZan

It's probably possible, but you will have to define

" 'work week' (within a month)"

In other words, what is your definition of the first day of the first week?
What day does the week change?

August is too easy, since 1 Aug 2005 was a Monday.

What week is 1 Sep 2005?
What week is 5 Sep 2005?

--ron
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ronrosenfeld (3122)
8/29/2005 5:47:59 PM
```There is no built in formula for work week.

"PokerZan" wrote:

>
> Hello,
>
> I'm trying to convert a colum of entry dates to work weeks.  I have a
> helper row for month and year but I do not know if there is a quick way
> (or a built in formula in excel) to determine the "work week" (within a
> month).
>
> For example:
>
> ENTRY DATE:      Month:     Work Week:
> 8/26/05             August       4
> 8/19/05             August       3
>
> etc.
>
> Is there a formula that I can drag down this list of about 1,800 rows
> with all different months?
>
> Thanks,
>
> PZan
>
>
> --
> PokerZan
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> PokerZan's Profile: http://www.excelforum.com/member.php?action=getinfo&userid=23480
>
>
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Mike1154 (1216)
8/29/2005 8:56:44 PM
```Well thanks guys, I was able to dig up a work around.

I am using WEEKNUM to calculate annual weeks, then use the common week
to gather my data on a weekly basis.  When I thought about it a bit mor
having it broken down into monthly work weeks wasn't exactly necessary
the entry date just had to be in the same week (common).

WEEKNUM is a great little tool that I had not used up to this point
but RTFM'd week number in help and it worked like a charm.

All the best!

PZa

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8/30/2005 2:46:28 PM
```On Tue, 30 Aug 2005 09:46:28 -0500, PokerZan
<PokerZan.1ul1md_1125414312.5445@excelforum-nospam.com> wrote:

>
>Well thanks guys, I was able to dig up a work around.
>
>I am using WEEKNUM to calculate annual weeks, then use the common weeks
>to gather my data on a weekly basis.  When I thought about it a bit more
>having it broken down into monthly work weeks wasn't exactly necessary,
>the entry date just had to be in the same week (common).
>
>WEEKNUM is a great little tool that I had not used up to this point,
>but RTFM'd week number in help and it worked like a charm.
>
>All the best!
>
>PZan

The only problem with WEEKNUM, which may or may not be a problem for you but
you should be aware of, is that there is a standard ISO weeknumber; and WEEKNUM
does not conform to this specification.

If this is an issue, post back.

--ron
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ronrosenfeld (3122)
9/1/2005 8:47:59 PM

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