Converting hours and minutes into minutes in Excel

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How can I convert hours and minutes into just minutes?

Converting hours and minutes into minutes in Excel

There is a way to convert time expressed in hours and minutes into minutes only, even though Excel doesn't have a minutes-only format. Enter a measure of time in hours and minutes, such as 2:25, into any cell, such as A1. In another cell, enter the formula =Hour(A1)*60+minute(A1). Excel will then convert the time into minutes.

If the result is still in time format (00:00 or similar), then click the Comma Style button (to the right of the percentage button) on the toolbar or select the General format from Format, Cells, Number.

   

Comments

8/17/2006 1:22:54 PM
Laura said:

Thanks, this works!


9/11/2006 5:51:41 PM
Big Apple said:

Excellent...this is what I am looking for...Thanks


9/12/2006 3:41:13 PM
Excel Novice said:

Thanks a bunch!!!




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