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 2010.
If you're attempting to tabulate date data, you might run into something that is…extremely misleading.…In Column B, we're adding up hours worked on a project…across various programs…and we want to get a quick total here.…So a likely way to do this is to use the AutoSum capability available on the…Home tab or on the Formulas tab.…Here it is on the Home tab, upper-right corner.…Simply click AutoSum once.…Looks like it's about to add these. That's good.…Click it again.…There we go, and of course we would be disappointed here with the answers.…
This is not 3 hours and 38 minutes obviously.…Interestingly enough, if you highlight the cells in question,and look in the…status bar, the information we are getting down here is correct.…It's 27 hours and 38 minutes and yet our display is only showing 3 hours and 38 minutes.…Quick math in your head says, well, it's 24 hours off.…That's the magic number.…We're going talking about times of day and so on, but what happened here…and what's the remedy?…If you are tabulating times and the amounts exceed 24, you will get in effect…
- 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
Excel 2010: Advanced Formatting Techniqueswith Dennis Taylor3h 2m Intermediate
1. Excel's Date/Time System
2. Creating Date/Time Entries
3. Date/Time Formatting
4. Date/Time Functions
5. Calculating with Dates and Times
6. Using Dates and Times with Excel Commands
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