Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Formatting time for hours over 24, part of Working with Dates and Times in Excel 2007.
If you're working with time values and you're trying to tabulate some totals,…you're likely to run into a sticky little problem that should be better…documented, but it's not.…One the worksheet that we are looking at here, we see that some entries are…being made in column B, and we are about to show the total here.…And of course, we would like to be able to do to make this as fast as…possible is to use the AutoSum button, which is available either on the Home…tab or on the Formulas tab.…So on the Home tab, we could just click AutoSum and many of you know you can…click it once, and it serve it.…
Click it again, and we get an answer.…And right away, of course, we are seeing that answer is not correct.…If we highlight the values in question, the Status bar in the lower…right-hand corner is giving us the correct total: 27 hours and 38 minutes in this example here.…As soon as you see the Total here, you might do a quick bit of math in your head…and recognize that this is only, in effect, showing us hours beyond 24, which is not…
- Understanding how Excel records and stores dates and times
- Looking at standard date/time entry options and acceptable alternatives
- Using the TODAY and NOW functions
- Customizing date formats
- Exploring keyboard shortcuts
- Formatting time for hours over 24
- Calculating differences across dates and times
- Rounding calculations
- Working with holidays
- Validating with dates
- Converting formatted dates to usable data
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Excel's Date/Time System
2. Creating Date/Time Entries
3. Date/Time Formatting
4. Excel's Date/Time Functions
5. Calculating with Dates and Times
6. Using Dates and Times with Excel Commands
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