#### feet and inches to meters

```what formula will allow me to convert feet and inches to meters. current
format of cell is 5’05.00”
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3/25/2010 8:58:01 PM
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```=CONVERT(LEFT(A1,FIND("'",A1)-1)*12+MID(A1,FIND("'",A1)+1,LEN(A1)-FIND("'",A1)-1),"in","m")
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David Biddulph

"scott" <scott@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> what formula will allow me to convert feet and inches to meters. current
> format of cell is 5'05.00"
> --

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David
3/25/2010 9:19:27 PM
```Hi Scott,

Assuming the actual number is 505 and it's just a custom format you're using to display it as 5’05.00”, you could use a formula
like:
=(INT(A1/100)*12+MOD(A1,100))*0.0254

--
Cheers
macropod
[Microsoft MVP - Word]

"scott" <scott@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:067415C9-2460-4214-BB17-6EE652E27ECE@microsoft.com...
> what formula will allow me to convert feet and inches to meters. current
> format of cell is 5’05.00”
> --

```
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macropod
3/25/2010 9:24:57 PM
```thank you very much
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"David Biddulph" wrote:

> =CONVERT(LEFT(A1,FIND("'",A1)-1)*12+MID(A1,FIND("'",A1)+1,LEN(A1)-FIND("'",A1)-1),"in","m")
> --
> David Biddulph
>
>
> "scott" <scott@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:067415C9-2460-4214-BB17-6EE652E27ECE@microsoft.com...
> > what formula will allow me to convert feet and inches to meters. current
> > format of cell is 5'05.00"
> > --
>
>
> .
>
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Utf
3/25/2010 10:35:01 PM
```You're welcome.  Glad it did the job.
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David Biddulph

"scott" <scott@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> thank you very much
> --
>
>
> "David Biddulph" wrote:
>
>> =CONVERT(LEFT(A1,FIND("'",A1)-1)*12+MID(A1,FIND("'",A1)+1,LEN(A1)-FIND("'",A1)-1),"in","m")
>> --
>> David Biddulph
>>
>>
>> "scott" <scott@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:067415C9-2460-4214-BB17-6EE652E27ECE@microsoft.com...
>> > what formula will allow me to convert feet and inches to meters.
>> > current
>> > format of cell is 5'05.00"
>> > --
>>
>>
>> .
>>

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David
3/26/2010 7:04:51 AM

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