#### calculating and displaying time

```i need to enter some time info. and calculate my findings.  For som
reason i am having trouble. how do i format my cell to display time??

EX. I enter 655 -- I want to see 6:55

second how can i calc time
EX start 6:55
end  7:10
ANS   1

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```On Mon, 7 Jun 2004 10:27:07 -0500, matmich
<<matmich.17hlb5@excelforum-nospam.com>> wrote:

>i need to enter some time info. and calculate my findings.  For some
>reason i am having trouble. how do i format my cell to display time??
>
>EX. I enter 655 -- I want to see 6:55
>
>
>second how can i calc time
>EX start 6:55
>end  7:10
>ANS   15
>
>
>---
>Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/

1.  Enter 6:55
2.  Enter 655, then, in an adjacent column, enter the formula:
=TIME(INT(A1/100),MOD(A1,100),) to convert it to Excel time
3.  Write a VBA routine that does the conversion automatically after you enter
the number.  Post back if that is what you require.

If you enter 6:55 in A1, and 7:10 in A2, then =A2-A1 will give you 0:15.

If you want 15, then =(A2-A1)*1440 and format as General.

Excel stores time as a fraction of a day.  So 6:55 is stored as 6/24 + 55/1440
(1440=minutes in a day)

The result of 0:15 is stored as 15/1440, so to see 15, multiply by 1440

--ron
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ronrosenfeld (3122)
6/7/2004 5:21:26 PM
```Try this.
When you enter time, enter with colon separator.  Excel
will recognize it as time.
If your time points pass midnight, enter date as well
(e.g. 6/7/04 6:55).  In the calculation cell, use time
format 37:30:55; this gives deltas in h:m:s

Hope this helps.

>-----Original Message-----
>i need to enter some time info. and calculate my
findings.  For some
>reason i am having trouble. how do i format my cell to
display time??
>
>EX. I enter 655 -- I want to see 6:55
>
>
>second how can i calc time
>EX start 6:55
>end  7:10
>ANS   15
>
>
>---
>Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/
>
>.
>
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anonymous (74717)
6/7/2004 5:29:39 PM

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