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Converting Time to Whole Numbers in Excel

Converting Time to Whole Numbers in Excel

Converting Time to Whole Numbers in Excel

(OP)
I am trying to convert for example 10:00 A.M. from an excel cell that has time format to 10.00.  Another example is trying to convert 17:30 Military time to 5.5.

Can this be done?  I really appreciate your help and suggestions.

thanks

RE: Converting Time to Whole Numbers in Excel

Not sure what you are trying to do.

If you take the fractional part of the serial number time format and multiply that by 24, you have military time in decimal format.

TTFN

RE: Converting Time to Whole Numbers in Excel

To expand on IRstuff's post, if your time value is in cell A1, then the following will convert it to a decimal time:

=24*(RIGHT(A1,LEN(A1)-(FIND(".",VALUE(A1))-1)))

Ken

RE: Converting Time to Whole Numbers in Excel

(OP)
I placed 11:30 in cell A1, then I place the formula in cell B1.  The result it gave me was 12:00.

What I am trying to get is 11.5.

I appreciate your help.  thanks

RE: Converting Time to Whole Numbers in Excel

Change the formatting of cell B1 to "General" or "Number". Looks like Excel sees that formual (when first entered) and automatically changes the formatting of the cell to Time or Custom.

Ken

RE: Converting Time to Whole Numbers in Excel

Here's another way, again presuming the time is located in cell A1:

=HOUR(A1)+MINUTE(A1)/60

As KenBolen mentioned in his solution, the format must be set to "Number".

-InspEngr

RE: Converting Time to Whole Numbers in Excel

should be simpler than that:

enter 11:30 pm in A1

in B1 put =24*A1

format B1 for "number"

B1 should read 23.5

TTFN

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