What is going on please help why the conversion is not working properly

i have a table, one of the column is total number in minutes and needs to  be converted to hours and minutes accordingly
it works for some values and does not for another
help please, what seems to be wrong
minutes-to-hours-.xlsx
Roman FAsked:
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mankowitzCommented:
It seems to be working correctly for me. What is your desired format for timespans longer than one day? If you want it in d:hh:mm, then you need to select the number formatting and put that in. If you want to express the number of hours by iteself, then you need to use a formula. For example,

A3: 53
B3: =INT(A3/60) & ":" & MOD(A3,60)

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Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
It gives the correct results...

You need to select your data then press ctrl+1..and format cells

and in custom enter this format-->[h]:mm;@

This will take care of what you are looking for..

Saurabh...
mankowitzCommented:
@saurabh - hey, that bracket thing is pretty neat. Didn't know about it.
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
try number format like this:

[>1]d:hh:mm;hh:mm
minutes-to-hours_b.xlsx
Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
@mankowitz,
Happens excel is very vast in itself.. :-)
Roman FAuthor Commented:
great
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