Hi All, I have got a worksheet with cells like: E174 36.992 I need to get that into decimal degrees like E174.61653 Is there a way to do this with a forumla? I start with find, left, right functions, but I ended up parenthesis hell. Cheers -Al

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"Al" <bigal.nz@gmail.com> wrote: > I have got a worksheet with cells like: > E174 36.992 > I need to get that into decimal degrees like > E174.61653 One way: =LEFT(A1,FIND(" ",A1)-1) & TEXT(RIGHT(A1,LEN(A1)-FIND(" ",A1))/60,".00000") ----- original message ----- "Al" <bigal.nz@gmail.com> wrote in message news:86fa546d-9bb3-4b4b-9b76-c4fa6314adf6@h35g2000pri.googlegroups.com... > Hi All, > > I have got a worksheet with cells like: > > E174 36.992 > > I need to get that into decimal degrees like > > E174.61653 > > Is there a way to do this with a forumla? I start with find, left, > right functions, but I ended up parenthesis hell. > > Cheers > > -Al

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3/18/2010 8:30:14 AM

=LEFT(A2)&TEXT(MID(A2,2,FIND(" ",A2)-2)+RIGHT(A2,LEN(A2)-FIND(" ",A2))/60,"#.00000") -- David Biddulph "Al" <bigal.nz@gmail.com> wrote in message news:86fa546d-9bb3-4b4b-9b76-c4fa6314adf6@h35g2000pri.googlegroups.com... > Hi All, > > I have got a worksheet with cells like: > > E174 36.992 > > I need to get that into decimal degrees like > > E174.61653 > > Is there a way to do this with a forumla? I start with find, left, > right functions, but I ended up parenthesis hell. > > Cheers > > -Al

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On Thu, 18 Mar 2010 01:05:18 -0700 (PDT), Al <bigal.nz@gmail.com> wrote: >Hi All, > >I have got a worksheet with cells like: > >E174 36.992 > >I need to get that into decimal degrees like > >E174.61653 > >Is there a way to do this with a forumla? I start with find, left, >right functions, but I ended up parenthesis hell. > >Cheers > >-Al =MID(A1,2,FIND(" ",A1)-2)+MID(A1,FIND(" ",A1)+1,99)/60 --ron

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Hi there, I have a timesheet which works out working hours e.g. Time in 8:52 time out 12.00 the answer is 3.13 so I then manually calculate the minute bit 0.13*60 which equals 8 minutes. Is there any clever way to calculate this to show hours and minutes? TIA -- Bobby a2 =3D 8:52 b2 =3D 12:00 c2 =3D b2-a2 Steve On Thu, 10 Aug 2006 15:06:02 +0100, Bobby = <Bobby@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: > Hi there, > > I have a timesheet which works out working hours e.g. Time in 8:52 tim= e = > out > 12.00 the answer is 3.13 so I then manually calculate the minute b...

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Hello all! Do you know any function to calculate the angle? For exemple I would like to calculate: 10d5'27"-9d52'28"=? or 9d12'14"+2d19'20"=? (d=Degree, ' = Minute, " = Second) Thanks in advance Rithy Hi Rithy, http://www.cpearson.com/excel/latlong.htm -- Kind regards, Niek Otten "Rithy Chhan" <012973110@mobitel.com.kh> wrote in message news:uhnP8iocGHA.5116@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl... | Hello all! | | Do you know any function to calculate the angle? For exemple I would like to | calculate: 10d5'27"-9d52'28"...

Hi All, I have got a worksheet with cells like: E174 36.992 I need to get that into decimal degrees like E174.61653 Is there a way to do this with a forumla? I start with find, left, right functions, but I ended up parenthesis hell. Cheers -Al "Al" <bigal.nz@gmail.com> wrote: > I have got a worksheet with cells like: > E174 36.992 > I need to get that into decimal degrees like > E174.61653 One way: =LEFT(A1,FIND(" ",A1)-1) & TEXT(RIGHT(A1,LEN(A1)-FIND(" ",A1))/60,".00000") ----- original messa...

Hi format and decimals in a text box do not seem to work as expected. I can set format to general number or leave it blank and decimals to 0 or 1, makes no difference, I get 1 decimal in some text boxes and no decimals in others. the decimals are not rounded off either, they can be .3 or .9. does anyone know why and how to deal with this problem? regards LP wrote: >format and decimals in a text box do not seem to work as expected. >I can set format to general number or leave it blank and decimals to 0 or 1, >makes no difference, I get 1 decimal in some text boxes and no decimals...

I am designing a spreadsheet for work and want to keep track of how many items have not been produced due to tool down time. If i have a target of e.g.100 per hour and the tool is down for e.g. 2hours (02:00) how can i write this in a formula to show that i have lost 2 hours which would equal 200 displayed in a column in this example. If you pout the time the tool is down in A1 using time format hh:mm and if the produced is normally 100 per hour you can use =A1*1440*100/60 formatted as general NOT time you might want to round it to the nearest integer since if you put in 2:25 it will...

Is there a way to graph data which utilizes the "fixed" function for decimal places? When I try this it will not graph, as the data has become text or something - even though I've selected number in the cell formats. If you've fixed the number of digits using only number formats, the values remain numeric, and they should chart just fine. This means selecting the range, going to the Formatting menu and selecting Cells, and on the Number tab, selecting Number in the category list, and setting a number of digits. I'm not familiar with a "fixed function". I...

I imported decimal data into excel, unfortunately the decimal separator is . which excel does not recognize. How can I convert it into , Kris Have you tried using the Replace tool in the Edit Menu? -- Regards... "kris" wrote: > I imported decimal data into excel, > > unfortunately the decimal separator is . which excel does not recognize. How > can I convert it into , > > Kris ...

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yes. You may want to format the total cell as: [hh]:mm BobL wrote: -- Dave Peterson ...

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Is there a way to set your Excel program to default to radian angl measurements -- brett409 ----------------------------------------------------------------------- brett4098's Profile: http://www.excelforum.com/member.php?action=getinfo&userid=451 View this thread: http://www.excelforum.com/showthread.php?threadid=27533 On Thu, 4 Nov 2004 11:18:32 -0600, brett4098 <brett4098.1f7ija@excelforum-nospam.com> wrote: > >Is there a way to set your Excel program to default to radian angle >measurements? That *is* the default (and the only way, to the best of my knowledge)....

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