Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding how Excel records and stores times, part of Excel 2007: Working with Dates and Times.
In column D, an important piece of information in this worksheet is the Time…recorded for the various sales that have been made. Perhaps some analysis is…going to be done based on which times of day…the greatest sales were recorded at.…So, when we make an entry of a time, it's similar to what we do with dates in Excel.…Excel actually stores a value.…The unit of measure in Excel for dates and times is 1 equals a day.…If I put in, for example, a time, 4:30, that actually represents a portion of the…day. Now it's about 4/24th.…
It's about a sixth of the day.…We're not thinking of that when we make data entries, but a real value is being…stored here, and it's a portion of the day.…We can quickly see what this value is - although we don't really need to do this…very often - by clicking the comma button. That's one fast way to do this.…That's 0.19 of the day, and just for the moment here, as I press Ctrl+Z to undo,…you could experiment with this a little bit…to get a sense of it yourself.…You could imagine that 6 AM is a quarter of the day.…
- 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
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Excel 2007: Introduction to Formulas and Functionswith Curt Frye2h 26m 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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