Re: Java Date and Excel Date
In Excel, the date represents the number of days since Jan/1/1990, with
the number 1 representing that date.
May/1/2006 is represented by .
I think you lost 38838 here.
So the following ought to convert that number to a java date:
GregorianCalendar gc = new GregorianCalendar(1900, Calendar.JANUARY,
But I get
Tue May 02 01:00:00 EDT 2006
Am I doing something wrong or does Excel count days wrong?
The 00:00:00 versus 01:00:00 is EDT versus EST.
I would suggest replacing:
The May 02 versus May 01 is a bug in Excel.
Try look at the date 60 in Excel.
It is 29-Feb-1900.
That date does not exist in real life.
(remember: only if multipla of 4, but if multipla of 100 only if
mulipla of 400)
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