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Hi I am looking to convert the date to Julian format.
For example,
11/10/2018 to julian format 8284
Thanks

What I have tried:

Tried to convert but to no joy.
Posted 11-Oct-18 4:03am
Updated 12-Oct-18 0:42am
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Tried to convert but to no joy.

Programming is not a matter of joy or luck, it is a matter of method and research.
You need to try harder, or show your code to get help.

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Solution 4

You can use following code :

Private Function ConvertToJulian(InputDate As Date) As String
Dim strYear As String = InputDate.Year
Dim nDays As Integer = InputDate.DayOfYear
Return strYear & nDays.ToString("000")
End Function
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Richard Deeming 12-Oct-18 13:45pm
   
Well, you could, if you didn't care about getting the answer even remotely right!

Julian day number calculation[^] is nowhere near as simple as that.
MKDel20 23-Oct-18 1:47am
   
Hey Richard, There are "two" types of Julian dates. See here : https://support.office.com/en-us/article/insert-julian-dates-functions-0c7fa6aa-daff-402e-9990-93a5b76ba018

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