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Excel 2 Formulas' in 1 cell

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by Crookedangel, Nov 7, 2013.

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  1. Crookedangel

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    I have 6 columns which have hours & minutes worked per day, eg; 8h 37m. In the 7th column I want to add these together & have the result displayed as h & m.
    In the 7th column I right clicked, format cells, custom, h.mm, okay., I then clicked the cell & in the text bar entered .... =SUM(C2:H2)., but the answer does not appear as hours & minutes.
    Also once these formula's are entered can I click & drag over multiple rows.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. CodeLexicon

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    It sounds just like you want to join the text string up. You do this by putting an & between the cell references you wish to join

    =A2&B2&C2&D2&E2&F2

    you might also type:

    =CONCATENATE(A2,B2,C2,D2,E2,F2)

    It's not a mathematical / summing function because there's no way of excel knowing that what you are stringing together is time related.
     
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