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Excel Data Validation: Insure users enter times in format   hh:mm:ss   only?

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I have my columns formatted hh:mm:ss ... is there a way to insure users enter data such as simply 09:08, or at the worst, 00:09:08, when they enter for example the time of nine minutes, eight seconds?

I need the entries to be time entries as I need to run calculations with them -- they can't be text entry.

For example, the time 9:08 is actually 12:09:08 AM, but is formatted to look like 9:08 using the hh:mm:ss format. I want to ensure the user enters 00:09:08, or even better 9:08 ... otherwise, it will appear as 09:08:00 (nine hours, eight minutes, instead of nine minutes, eight seconds as I need.

Thanks.

Thanks. Workbook4.xlsx
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