what formula will allow me to convert feet and inches to meters. current format of cell is 5’05.00” -- Thanks in advance

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3/25/2010 8:58:01 PM

=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" > -- > Thanks in advance

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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” > -- > Thanks in advance

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3/25/2010 9:24:57 PM

thank you very much -- Thanks in advance "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" > > -- > > Thanks in advance > > > . >

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3/25/2010 10:35:01 PM

You're welcome. Glad it did the job. -- David Biddulph "scott" <scott@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:8D818D9B-551D-42CA-BADA-3899BF908305@microsoft.com... > thank you very much > -- > Thanks in advance > > > "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" >> > -- >> > Thanks in advance >> >> >> . >>

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3/26/2010 7:04:51 AM

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what formula will allow me to convert feet and inches to meters. current format of cell is 5’05.00” -- Thanks in advance =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" > -- > Thanks in advance ...

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