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Show Time/Date Diff

How would I show the date Wed Sept 11, 2013, 2:30 pm in single columns such that the difference in hours and minutes could be calculated?
Book1.xlsx
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byundt

8/22/2022 - Mon
andrewssd3

You can just do normal arithmetic on dates, so say subtract one from the other.  Then you format the result cell as "[h]:mm".  This will show the difference in hours and minutes (even for periods longer than a day).
Ess Kay

I would suggest you create a database for it

Use Microsoft Access (simple)
or .NEt and MSSQL (harder)

For access, just make table with a few fields ( Employee, inDate, inTime, outDate, outTime)
then make a form to add new items


It should be easy to calculate it that way
andrewssd3

And the number format for the date you as for would be "ddd mmm dd, yyyy h:mmam/pm".  The you enter the date and time as usual and it will be displayed as in your original question.
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