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Challenge #46: Formatting a Date from an Integer

12 - Quasar

I like to use weekly challenges to fill short gaps in trainings. This one is great for prep and blend training because we get to really explore the concept of character positions in a word and dive into the complexities of date time formatting.

Treyson Marks
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8 - Asteroid

Solution attached.

8 - Asteroid
Spoiler

8 - Asteroid

Solution

10 - Fireball

7 - Meteor
Spoiler

Single formula approach, Bazinga!!!!

IF left([date],1)='0' THEN
ToDate( '19'+Substring([date],1,2) +'-'+ Substring([date],3,2)+'-'+
Substring([date],5,2)
)
ELSE
ToDate(
'20'+Substring([date],1,2) +'-'+ Substring([date],3,2)+'-'+
Substring([date],5,2)
)
ENDIF

8 - Asteroid
Spoiler

Here's my solution.

8 - Asteroid

Solved

8 - Asteroid

Formula, DatetimeParse

7 - Meteor

Solved