To convert Text column to Date column format in Sharepoint column


To convert Text column to Date column format in Sharepoint column

Suppose you have a column(named,”DateText”) with text format and the value it returning is of type datetime(“2012-01-01 T00:00:00”),
 To convert it into datetime format(mm/dd/yyyy),
first create a calculated column named Expiration Date, with datatype as datetime and with the follwing formula:
=IF(ISNUMBER(FIND(“T”,[DateText])),TEXT(LEFT([DateText],FIND(“T”,[DateText])-1),”mm/dd/yyyy”),TEXT([DateText],”mm/dd/yyyy”))
Then create one more calculated column with DateTime data type and use the following formula:
=DATE(YEAR([Expiration Date]),MONTH([Expiration Date]),DAY([Expiration Date]))
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