#### Calculating time between successful data transmissions

```Hi - I need a little help devising something that will
basically do the following:

I have a set of dates of transmissions and I want to find
the time between successful transmits.  See below:

11/11/04 6:01	DIAL 1-800-827-1159
11/11/04 6:04	DIAL 1-800-827-1159
11/11/04 6:07	DIAL 1-800-827-1159
11/11/04 6:10	DIAL 1-800-827-1159
11/11/04 6:14	DIAL 1-800-827-1159
11/11/04 6:17	DIAL 1-800-827-1159
11/11/04 6:20	DIAL 1-800-827-1159
11/11/04 6:24	DIAL 1-800-827-1159
11/11/04 6:27	DIAL 1-800-827-1159
11/11/04 6:29	Transmitted Records Deleted from Output
Queues
11/11/04 6:31	DIAL 1-800-827-1159
11/11/04 6:35	DIAL 1-800-827-1159
11/11/04 6:38	DIAL 1-800-827-1159

You can see that if a transmission is considered
successful, there is some text between the Dialings
(nothing was recieved, 2 files recieved, transmitted
records deleted..., etc).  Only when there is nothing
between Dialings was it unsuccesful.  How could I go about
creating something that would find the time between
successful sendings?  Any help is greatly appreciated.

Donnie.
```
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```Not really sure whether this'll work,
but maybe worth a play ..

Assume your data as posted is split into 3 cols,
data from row2 down:

col A = date
col B = time
col C = text (various)

Assume that there'll be no more than 2 consecutive rows
of ".. some text between the Dialings .." (as per sample data)

Put in D2:
= --ISERROR(SEARCH(C2,"DIAL 1-800-827-1159"))

Put in E4:

=IF(AND(D1=0,D2=1,D3=1,D4=0),B4-B1,IF(AND(D2=0,D3=1,D4=0),B4-B2,""))

Copy E4 down

(Leave E2, E3 empty)

Format col E as time

Col E seems to return what you're after*
(for the sample data-set at least)

*time between successful sendings
--
Rgds
Max
xl 97
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GMT+8,  1� 22' N  103� 45' E
xdemechanik <at>yahoo<dot>com
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"Donnie" <donovan_d_balliet@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:2a6f01c4de5e\$98a26c50\$a301280a@phx.gbl...
> Hi - I need a little help devising something that will
> basically do the following:
>
> I have a set of dates of transmissions and I want to find
> the time between successful transmits.  See below:
>
> 11/11/04 6:01 DIAL 1-800-827-1159
> 11/11/04 6:02 Nothing was received.
> 11/11/04 6:04 DIAL 1-800-827-1159
> 11/11/04 6:07 DIAL 1-800-827-1159
> 11/11/04 6:10 DIAL 1-800-827-1159
> 11/11/04 6:14 DIAL 1-800-827-1159
> 11/11/04 6:17 DIAL 1-800-827-1159
> 11/11/04 6:18 Nothing was received.
> 11/11/04 6:20 DIAL 1-800-827-1159
> 11/11/04 6:24 DIAL 1-800-827-1159
> 11/11/04 6:25 Nothing was received.
> 11/11/04 6:27 DIAL 1-800-827-1159
> 11/11/04 6:29 2 file(s) received.
> 11/11/04 6:29 Transmitted Records Deleted from Output
> Queues
> 11/11/04 6:31 DIAL 1-800-827-1159
> 11/11/04 6:35 DIAL 1-800-827-1159
> 11/11/04 6:38 DIAL 1-800-827-1159
>
> You can see that if a transmission is considered
> successful, there is some text between the Dialings
> (nothing was recieved, 2 files recieved, transmitted
> records deleted..., etc).  Only when there is nothing
> between Dialings was it unsuccesful.  How could I go about
> creating something that would find the time between
> successful sendings?  Any help is greatly appreciated.
>
> Donnie.

```
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demechanik (4694)
12/10/2004 7:58:57 AM
```Sorry, just realised there's a missing line after:

> Put in D2:
> = --ISERROR(SEARCH(C2,"DIAL 1-800-827-1159"))

Copy D2 down

--
Rgds
Max
xl 97
---
GMT+8,  1� 22' N  103� 45' E
xdemechanik <at>yahoo<dot>com
----

```
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12/10/2004 12:45:08 PM

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