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Formula to convert hours to decimal

Posted on 2013-01-31
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Hello,

Can someone please help me with the attached formula? i would like to show a negative time as a decimal. Can this be done?

Any help will be greatly appreciated!

Thank you!
Copy-of-Formula-to-convert-Hours.xlsx
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redmondb earned 500 total points
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Hi, vegas86.

You ar ehaving issues with these times because their not in Excel time format. (For example, if you put the formula =ISTEXT(B6) it will return TRUE.

The following formula will handle these cells...
=ROUND(IF(MID(B6,1,1)="-",-24*T(MID(B6,2,9999)),24*T(B6)),2)

Regards,
Brian.
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Thank you for your help and your explanation!! it works perfectly :)
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Thanks,  vegas86.
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