XL2000: 12:00:00 AM Displayed for Dates Earlier Than 1900

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SYMPTOMS

When you export your Microsoft Office PivotTable list to Microsoft Excel, 12:00:00 AM is displayed in the PivotTable where you expect a date to be.

CAUSE

This problem occurs when your PivotTable list contains dates earlier than January 1, 1900. Excel does not support date values earlier than January 1, 1900.

MORE INFORMATION

Excel converts dates earlier than January 1, 1900 to a value of zero. The value of 12:00:00 AM that you see is the result of the default formatting that Excel applies to the number.

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Article ID: 215965 - Last Review: February 23, 2014 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office PivotTable Component 9.0, run time
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