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How to calculate when system is down between datestamp

Posted on 2011-09-14
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Hi,
i want to calculate when duration is zero based on the datestamp and would like to group it by Date and Hour.  Pls. see attached sample for the desired results.  thanks
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE) earned 500 total points
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Hello,

add a column to your data with a formula like

=IF(C2=0,MINUTE(A1-A2),0)

copy down. Now you can build a pivot table with the date stamp in the row headers, grouped by day and hour.

See attached, on Sheet2

cheers, teylyn


sample--2-.xlsx
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Or, for better precision, use this as the formula:

=IF(C2=0,1440*(A1-A2),0)

cheers,
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by:karinos57
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teylyn:
this is working great but one quesiton for you, where did you get the Days field in the pivot?  i don't see it in the data source.  I only see DateStamp.  thanks
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by:karinos57
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i like the way you formatted like the DateStamp by just showing hours and grouped by a day  but it is not clear.  Can you post antother sheet where i can see all the formatting or if you can explain - i will appreciate that. thanks
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by:karinos57
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thnx
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Hello,

I used Excel 2010 to create the pivot table. Right-click on any date in the pivot table and select Group - then tick the day and hour.

After that, I used the buttons on the pivot table layout tab to play with the appearance of the table. Some of these options are new to 2010,  but I don't think I used any of the new ones.

cheers, teylyn
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