How To Convert Time To Text? 


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I am looking for assistance in having one cell in a text format equals another cell that contains a time value in hh:mm format.
For example: Cell A1 has a time format (hh:mm) value of 04:00; which is the Start Time. I would like cell D1 to have a text format value of "04:00" (result is dependant upon what is entered in A1). I would duplicate the same formulas to reflect Stop Times in other cells.
My final result is to have another cell (F1) use the Concatenate formula to have the Start and Stop time shown in one cell as "04:00  12:30". The times would change based on the Time formated values entered into the Start and Stop time cells.
I have researched this in the board and found many excellent ways to do the opposite, but not convert Time format to Text format. Any assistance is greatly appreciated.
Shane
For example: Cell A1 has a time format (hh:mm) value of 04:00; which is the Start Time. I would like cell D1 to have a text format value of "04:00" (result is dependant upon what is entered in A1). I would duplicate the same formulas to reflect Stop Times in other cells.
My final result is to have another cell (F1) use the Concatenate formula to have the Start and Stop time shown in one cell as "04:00  12:30". The times would change based on the Time formated values entered into the Start and Stop time cells.
I have researched this in the board and found many excellent ways to do the opposite, but not convert Time format to Text format. Any assistance is greatly appreciated.
Shane
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Good afternoon,
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Other than creating a table and using a vlookup function, I am hoping there is a better way?
Darren
Is there a way to enter a colon into a standard number to create a value that can be formatted into a 24 hour time value ?
eg a time is listed as 1345 with a general number format, and I want it returned as 13:45 witha custom format of hh:mm.
Other than creating a table and using a vlookup function, I am hoping there is a better way?
Darren
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Cell B6: finish time: 6:15 formatted as 6:15:00 am
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Cell B8: total batches processed: 22 (this is entered manually)
Cell B9: batches per hour: formula in cell: =B8/TEXT(B7,"h")
as long as I have this formula in cell B9 the answer comes out correct which should be 11 per hour.
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answer should be 11 per hour.
Cell B5: start time: 4:15 formatted as 4:15:00 am
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Cell B7: total time: 2:00 formula in cell: =TEXT(B6B5,"h:mm")
Cell B8: total batches processed: 22 (this is entered manually)
Cell B9: batches per hour: formula in cell: =B8/TEXT(B7,"h")
as long as I have this formula in cell B9 the answer comes out correct which should be 11 per hour.
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Example: If the call came in between 22:00 and 23:59 color is light green.
If the call came in between 23:59 and 08:00 the color is yellow.
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Thanks in advance.
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I am trying to figure out how to write a formula to figure out production cycle time.
We will be building 8 "widgets" a day.
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There is a 20 minute break at 9:20 am.
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=(IF(D4+G1/1440>9:20,(D4+G1)/24,(D4+G1+15)/1440))
I have included an attachment to help (a picture is worth a thousand words).
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
I have bought a number of books in an attempt to figure this out, and I am still stumped
We will be building 8 "widgets" a day.
We will work 10 hours a day.
There is a 20 minute break at 9:20 am.
Production shuts down for lunch 30 minutes for lunch at 12:30.
Production starts at 6:00 am.
Here is what I can do.
Production cycle time = (10*60)30/8 or 71.25 minutes
If we start at 6:00 am, the first scheduled cycle completion time = TIME(6,0,0+71.25/1440)
My problem is when I am trying to use a logical "IF' statement to account for the 20 minute break or lunch and still calculate the end of each cycle time through the day I receive a number of error messages.
This is the formula I am trying to make work. I have the cell the formula is in, formatted with a "mm,ss" format.
=(IF(D4+G1/1440>9:20,(D4+G1)/24,(D4+G1+15)/1440))
I have included an attachment to help (a picture is worth a thousand words).
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
I have bought a number of books in an attempt to figure this out, and I am still stumped
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so in summary,
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if E3="No", then F3 conditional format to Black
if E3="TBC", then E3 & F3 conditional format to Red until E3 is changed to
"Yes" or "No" at a later time.
Thanks in Advance for the help
Mutley13
I want F3 to turn yellow if someone selects "Yes" from a drop down list in cell E3, then F3 has no fill once data is entered into it. And F3 turns Black if E3= no selected from the list. Or F3 turns red if E3 contains "TBC"
so in summary,
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if E3="No", then F3 conditional format to Black
if E3="TBC", then E3 & F3 conditional format to Red until E3 is changed to
"Yes" or "No" at a later time.
Thanks in Advance for the help
Mutley13
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Thanks,
ET
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Thanks,
ET
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Happy Day to all,
Can you please help me,
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C1= time in
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Office start at 9:am w/30 mins Grace period,
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changes, it automatically changes it back to all blue text and underlined. I
have tried to format all of the cells as "Text" to show as entered, but it
doesnt work. PLEASE HELP
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It's pretty simple really. I have a user form which contains a tex box for a user to input the date I want the format to be dd/mm/yyyy but can't find out how to set the format of the text box to this.
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