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```I'm tryng to build a spreadsheet to track employee vacations.  How do I
sum 8 hours if a cell has a "V" entered and 4 hours if a cell has an
"X" entered?

```
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4/18/2005 12:47:03 AM
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```Assuming you're using column A, and each row is either the number of hours
worked, or a V or a X, then use a helper column, B, and insert this in B1
and copy down.......change the A1's to A2's if you have a header in Row 1,
and put this in B2.

=IF(A1="V",8,IF(A1="X",4,A1))

Vaya con Dios,
Chuck, CABGx3

> I'm tryng to build a spreadsheet to track employee vacations.  How do I
> sum 8 hours if a cell has a "V" entered and 4 hours if a cell has an
> "X" entered?
>

```
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croberts (1377)
4/18/2005 12:55:15 AM
```Thanks!

But what I have is a workbook with 12 sheets with the months and 1
sheet with statistics.  I have 30 employees listed down Column A and
the days of the month across the row.  The stat sheet sums the number
of days taken by an employee.  I want to enter a V to show he/she is
taking a full day of vacation or an X to indicate a 1/2 day.  This will
allow employees to see what days are available.  The stat sheet allows
me to track how much time each employee has scheduled and taken.

```
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4/18/2005 1:23:10 AM
```If you want to add the numbers in a single row, including 8 for V and 4 for
X, then maybe this, adjusted for your row length might do it for you.......

=SUM(A1:Z1)+(COUNTIF(A1:Z1,"V")*8)+(COUNTIF(A1:Z1,"X")*4)

Vaya con Dios,
Chuck, CABGx3

> Thanks!
>
> But what I have is a workbook with 12 sheets with the months and 1
> sheet with statistics.  I have 30 employees listed down Column A and
> the days of the month across the row.  The stat sheet sums the number
> of days taken by an employee.  I want to enter a V to show he/she is
> taking a full day of vacation or an X to indicate a 1/2 day.  This will
> allow employees to see what days are available.  The stat sheet allows
> me to track how much time each employee has scheduled and taken.
>

```
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croberts (1377)
4/18/2005 1:45:48 AM
```That did it for me!

Thanks so much for the help.

```
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4/18/2005 2:00:49 AM
```You're more than welcome...........thanks for the feedback...........

Vaya con Dios,
Chuck, CABGx3

> That did it for me!
>
> Thanks so much for the help.
>

```
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croberts (1377)
4/18/2005 2:09:29 AM

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