Take your date 20010318 and subtract 36968 to find your starting point.  Now
that is your seed date.

DateToConvert - SeedDate = NumberOfDays 



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-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Beck [mailto:CBeck@good-sam.com]
Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2001 1:13 PM
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
Subject: Serial Date formula


Can someone tell the formula to convert 20010318  to 36968.

This would be just like the DATEVALUE in Excel.  

Thanks
Chris
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