NOW Function In Excel
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This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the Excel NOW Function in Excel to get the current date and time, with formula examples.
NOW Function Description:
The NOW Function Returns the current date and time.
|Current Date & Time||=NOW()||12/22/2015 1:01:35 PM|
Syntax and Arguments:
The Syntax for the NOW Formula is:
Function Arguments ( Inputs ):
=Now() returns the current date and time.
NOW Examples in VBA
You can also use the NOW function in VBA. Type:
For the function arguments (, etc.), you can either enter them directly into the function, or define variables to use instead.
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How to use the NOW Function in Excel:
To use the AND Excel Worksheet Function, type the following into a cell:
After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:
You will need to enter these inputs into the function. The function inputs are covered in more detail in the next section. However, if you ever need more help with the function, after typing “=NOW(” into a cell, without leaving the cell, use the shortcut CTRL + A (A for Arguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:
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