Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Time: Midnight messing up my totals

Posted on 2011-03-06
6
Medium Priority
?
350 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
I have just about got this thing whipped, but ran into an issue.
The main sheet totals from the other 5 sheets (1st day, 2nd day, ect...).

In each sheet (log) that keeps track of time in the F column, if I enter midnight (00:00)
it then makes my total in G column a zero. If I enter 23:59 or 00:01 it works just fine.

I think a bit of fine tuning of my formula should do the trick, but not sure. I am stuck.

Thanks for any help.

Brent
expert-exchange.xlsx
0
Comment
Question by:bvanscoy678
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
Pabilio earned 2000 total points
ID: 35046917
Hi Bvanscoy...

Try changing your validation limits from:

Min: 0
Max: 2359

to:

Min: 1
Max: 24:00

Hope it helps,
Roberto.
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:Pabilio
ID: 35046919
Typo:
The Max should be: 2400

Regards,
R.
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:Zack Barresse
ID: 35046987
Your worksheet is protected.  If you're going to post a file for us to look at and work with, please strip your passwords so we don't have to.  Kind of hard to give you a good diagnosis without being able to see all of your data.
0
Concerto's Cloud Advisory Services

Want to avoid the missteps to gaining all the benefits of the cloud? Learn more about the different assessment options from our Cloud Advisory team.

 

Author Comment

by:bvanscoy678
ID: 35047226
Opps, sorry about that (password).

Roberto, yes, that worked. I am a bit confused, since i think of midnight as 00:00, not 24:00.
But, 00:00 won't work, so I guess I am stuck with 24:00

thanks
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:bvanscoy678
ID: 35047251
Thanks
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:Pabilio
ID: 35050512
Hi bvanscoy,

I think of midnight as 24:00 due that first you should reach the 24:00 and then reset to 00:00...
... but when you start counting you star: 1,2,3,4 not 0,1,2,3,4... in this case the first time you could record is 00:01 and so on...

Glad it worked and thaks for the grade,
Roberto.
0

Featured Post

Concerto's Cloud Advisory Services

Want to avoid the missteps to gaining all the benefits of the cloud? Learn more about the different assessment options from our Cloud Advisory team.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Freeze panes is an option within all variants of Excel to enable parts of a sheet to remain stationary when the cursor is in another part of the sheet. This is a very useful feature which is overlooked or under used.
If you need to forecast numbers -- typically for finance -- the Windows and Mac versions of Excel 2016 have a basket of tools to get the job done.
The viewer will learn how to use the =DISCRINV command to create a discrete random variable, use this command to model a set of probabilities and outcomes in a Monte Carlo simulation, and learn how to find the standard deviation of a set of probabil…
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates how to create Excel charts: column, area, line, bar, and scatter charts. Formatting tips are provided as well.

670 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question