Datedif function in Microsoft Excel

Posted on:  12/13/2016
Datedif function in Microsoft Excel

To find the difference in years, months, and days between two dates in Excel use the Datedif function. This function will allow you put in the start date, end date, and decide the difference in years, months, or days. It is very handy for HR people.

YouTube video on Dated if function

Function arguments used in the Datedif video below

  • y is the number of years
  • m is the number of months
  • d is the number of days
  • ym is the number of months since the last year
  • md is the number of days since the last month

Download the file used in the video: Datedif_Function_Chris-Menard.xlsx

Chris Menard

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