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How to perform data entry of date-time

 

Now we will see that how we can perform data entry of date and time in MS Excel.

 

Date and time are very important feature to complete any data entry.

 

Firstly we will use '/' to enter date, that is when we want to enter any date we can write it as '16/10/2016'. Or else also '16/10/16', it will get directly changed to '16/10/2016'.

 

We can also use '-' to enter date, like '16-10-2016'.

 

If by mistake we have added any wrong date then it will be left aligned in MS Excel.

 

To manipulate date we have many functions in FORMULAS tab inside Date & Time option.

 

Similarly if we want to enter time we will use ':' symbol. Like - '2.30' , and if we want to show our time in 24 hour format then also we can write it as '14.30'. It is also correct.

 

If we are working in any Excel sheet which requires previous year data, then we have to enter the date manually because MS Excel has restricted the date at particular time period.

 

Overall date and time can be entered in Microsoft Excel by using '/' and ':' symbols.

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Data entry is the process of entering data into a computer system. This can be done manually by typing, pasting, or copying and pasting the information into the appropriate fields in an application. Data entry can be performed using different input devices including keyboards, tablets, mice, touch screens and voice recognition software. The type of input device used will depend on the software being used e.g., if a company uses Microsoft Excel for its business purposes then data entry would typically be done using a keyboard or mouse. Data entry is often found in software applications but it can also be found in text form where data is entered manually by hand. Data entry may also refer to data that are automatically generated e.g., if a business has logs that are created automatically then this would also fall under data entry

Data entry forms are used to input data in Excel. They can be useful when inputting large amounts of data quickly and easily. Data entry forms help the user by asking for details like field names, labels, or range information as they make their way through them. Once the form has been completed, the information is put into the appropriate place in Excel automatically. Data entry forms can also be helpful if you need to track how much work is being performed and what areas of your spreadsheet need more attention or time investment. The data entry form allows users to enter new data into a sheet and also maintain records on that particular sheet.

You can create a data entry form in Excel using the following steps: 1. Open up your spreadsheet and click on "Formulas" 2. Look for "Text to Columns" and click on it 3. Type in values for each column (for example, "name," "age," and "gender") 4. You can also add other columns such as "comments," which will be used to collect feedback from your customers, and a column that calculates totals at the bottom of the sheet.

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