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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?
8/22/2022 - Mon
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).
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
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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