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Dates in Excel's internal format #266
I have a column which has dates in Excel's internal format. The Excel file comes from someone's reporting software, so I can't just format the column in Excel (unless I want to do it every time I get an update).
These should map to the first, second, and third of January 2008.
But if I tell
So this isn't quite true. Generally, a date cell in xlsx will carry a date style, which these cells do not. They are just integers and it is a choice to interpret them as dates. But I suppose we can interpret numbers as dates, when explicitly directed to do so via