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How to Insert a Date Picker in Excel for Mac: Step-by-Step Tutorial

Updated: Jun 3, 2023

If you're a Mac user who works with Excel, you probably need to insert dates frequently. Fortunately, there's a solution to streamline this process: 101 Macros' Date Picker. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to install and use this tool to quickly and easily insert dates into your spreadsheet.

Downloading and Installing Date Picker Macro for Mac

Before getting started, you need to download and install Date Picker Macro on your Mac. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to the 101 Macros website and download Date Picker Macro for Mac:

  2. Click on the "Buy Now" button and complete the secure payment process through our online payment platform.

  3. Once you've completed the payment process, you'll receive the activation code and download link in your email.

  4. Follow the Date Picker installer instructions and start using the plugin's features.

How to Use Date Picker Macro in Excel for Mac

Once you've installed Date Picker Macro on your Mac, you can start using the tool in Excel by following these steps:

  1. Select a range of cells on your spreadsheet where you want to insert the date.

  2. Access the date picker through the 101 Macros menu on the "Home tab" or the contextual menu by right-clicking on the selected range of cells. You can also find a button on the "Insert tab" for convenience.

  3. The Date Picker will open, which is a handy graphical calendar that adds a new input method for dates in spreadsheets. If you prefer a quick text entry, select the Text Date Picker.

  4. Click on the date you want to insert, and it will automatically be added to the selected cell.

The Date Picker Macro comes with two date selection options: the Date Picker and the Text Date Picker. The Date Picker is a handy graphical calendar that adds a new input method for dates in spreadsheets. While the Text Date Picker is a text-only variation of the Date Picker, designed for quick entry.

It's important to note that the behavior of the Date Picker may differ on Windows machines, and the utility won't work in a locked cell within a protected sheet.


Date Picker is a useful tool that simplifies and speeds up the process of adding dates to spreadsheets, making it an ideal solution for Mac users working with dates in Excel. Additionally, with 101 Macros, Mac users can enjoy the many advantages of using macros, making spreadsheet tasks much more efficient, consistent, and automated.

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