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11-06-2002, 08:33 PM
I have a need to sum the amount of minutes between 2 times.
Eg, start 7.32am - finish 1.33pm. (13:33 in 24 hr time) but I cannot get the answer in minutes. I can format both as time in Hr:mm but only get a result in Hr:mm. Does anyone know how to get the result in minutes only. Excel does not appear to have this format available.

11-06-2002, 08:47 PM
if d4 and d5 are times, format the answer as a plain number. Answer is as a fraction of 24 hours, the above gets it into minutes.


11-06-2002, 10:51 PM
Thanks Robo, I'll try it tomorrow at work.

11-06-2002, 11:14 PM
To Andy P. Just out of sheer nosy curiosity, why would you want to do that? John M

12-06-2002, 09:38 PM
Hello John M,

The reason I want to do this is because I measure production efficiency for a certain machine. I get a printout from that machine that gives me a start & finish time. I have previously been calculating the time manually & entering it into a speadsheet. Now I do not need to. Just another small time saver!