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Time format with fraction of seconds

Posted on 2002-05-09
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Hello.

I would like to store the following time (21 minute 22 seconds and 45 hundreth)

I would like to input it like this:   21:22.45

I would also need this value for some calculations (1282.45 s). Can I convert it to seconds and then back to a mm:ss.xx format ?

Thanks

Marcel
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by:dougp23
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I would think that would you store the initial value (21:22.45) as Short Time.  To get the seconds, just multiply by 60.

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by:MFrey
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Not working, I cannot enter the time value 21:22.45 in a field formated as Short Time. It does not accept this value
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by:nico5038
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I guess you'll need to go and work with fractions, just checkout:
http://www.mvps.org/access/datetime/date0009.htm

(Many other fine samples!)

Nic;o)
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