Generating random dates and/or timestamps in Excel is the same as generating any other random number. Keep in mind that no matter how dates and/or timestamps are formatted and possibly edited, the underlying values saved in cells are decimal numbers. Number 1, formatted as a date, will represent January 1, 1900. 44.916 will represent December 21, 2022. 44.916,888111 will be representing December 21, 2022, at 9:18 PM. Date and/or time stamps should be generated between two dates (within a …

# Tag: RAND function

## Numbers in Excel

How are numbers stored, formattedĀ and calculated? When dealing with numbers in Excel, we should be aware of a few things: numbers in Excel can be formatted in many ways: plain numbers, currency, percentage, date, etc. no matter how they are formatted and possibly edited, underlying values saved in cells are still decimal numbers those decimal numbers that Excel uses and calculates with go up to 15 decimal places (and even with that, there are caveats) this is not changed even …