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When I copy a date, the date changes, adding a day and several

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When I copy a date, the date changes, adding a day and several years. Why is this, and how can I stop it?



Microsoft Excel has two different date systems, the 1900 and the 1904 date systems.


These dates systems can be found under Calculation Preferences. Change the checked boxes from 1900 to 1904 or vice versa, and it should fix the problem.


Hope this helps. Let me know if you have any questions


Edited by John D on 7/18/2010 at 3:10 PM EST
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