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I need to calculate time differences in the negative. ie in a working day if you are due to work 8 hours and you work 7, then I need to display -1. This is for flexy time calculations.
I'm using Access 97 but would also like to know how to do this in Excel 97. I've got it to work +ve times ok in excel.
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sbereli earned 300 total points
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Hi,dken!
 There is absolute no problem with negative time in Access, and moreover in Excel. You just must set Number Attributes of cell in Excel to Date/Time, or for instanse General Numeric (it will be ok either).

Best Regards,

Bernstein Eli.
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I passed your solution on to the user who raised the question, since I've heard nothing back from him, I assume your solution was correct. Thankyou, and my apologies for the delay.

dken
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