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# How to Convert Number to Time value - Excel 2007

Posted on 2011-09-27
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Hello experts,

I have a table in excel containing time but written as number (not time values)

For example 600 instead of 06:00

I need your help in developing a user function that would convert 600 to 06:00.

Thank you     Convert-number-to-Time.xlsx
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Question by:Mehawitchi
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ID: 36709950
1. select the entire column
2. right click and select format cells
3. select time.
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ID: 36709983
A1:600

B1:
=IF(LEN(A1)=3;"0"&LEFT(A1;1)&":"&RIGHT(A1;2);LEFT(A1)&":"&RIGHT(A1;2))
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Author Comment

ID: 36709986
Hi viralypatel
Thanks for the suggested solution, but I've tried this already and didn't work. It gave me wrong dates and time.

Have you tried it yourself? Did it work?
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StephenJR earned 1000 total points
ID: 36709998
I don't normally go near date/time questions, but this seems to work for your sample:

=TIME(C2/100,RIGHT(C2,2),0)
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ID: 36710001
Took me so long I didn't see all those posts!
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sanofi-aventis earned 600 total points
ID: 36710016
Mehawitchi,

This is a cell formula. If you need a VBA formula it should be easy to convert.

=TIME(MID(C2,1,CHOOSE(LEN(C2),1,1,1,2)),MID(C2,CHOOSE(LEN(C2),3,3,2,3), 2),0)

Sincerely,
T-Bone
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barry houdini earned 400 total points
ID: 36710027
You can use this formula in another column, see attached

=TEXT(C2,"00\:00")+0

format as hh:mm

regards, barry
27343557.xlsx
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Author Comment

ID: 36710125
Hey, I'm overwhelmed.

All solutions worked but my preference goes to StephenJR because in one step I have a time value
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