How to retrieve date from table cell using PhpSpreadsheet

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I have xlsx tables and I use PhpSpreadsheet to parse them. Some cells are formatted as date. The problem is that PhpSpreadsheet returns the values from date-formatted cells in an unspecified format:

How to get the date from a cell in form of a UNIX time or a DateTimeInterface instance?

The value is amount of days passed since 1900. You can use the PhpSpreadsheet built-in functions to convert it to a unix timestamp:

$value = $worksheet->getCell('A1')->getValue();
$date = \PhpOffice\PhpSpreadsheet\Shared\Date::excelToTimestamp($value);

Or to a PHP DateTime object:

$value = $worksheet->getCell('A1')->getValue();
$date = \PhpOffice\PhpSpreadsheet\Shared\Date::excelToDateTimeObject($value);
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