- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoHello, suraj V, this tutorial https://www.extendoffice.com/documents/excel/3081-excel-add-hours-minutes-seconds-to-date.html may help you.
How to convert decimal hours/minutes to time format in Excel?
In some cases, you may record time as decimal hours or minutes such as this 31.23, how can you convert this decimal hours or decimal minutes to standard time format hh:mm:ss as below screenshot shown. In this article, I introduce some tricks for you to quickly finish this conversion in Excel.
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Here are some simple formulas which can help you to quickly convert decimal hours or decimal minutes to hh:mm:ss.
1. Select a blank cell which you want to output the converted result, and enter this formula =A2/24, drag fill handle over the cells you need. See screenshot:
2. Keep the formula cells highlighted, and right click to show context menu and select Format Cells. And in the Format Cells dialog, select Time from the Category list, and choose one time type as you need from right section. See screenshot:
3. Click OK. Now the decimal hours have been converted to time format.
Note: if you want to convert decimal minutes to time format, you can apply this formula =A2/1440, and then format the cells as the time format you want. If you want to convet seconds to time, use this formula =A2/86400. See screenshot:
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Select the time cells you want to convert, click Kutools > Content > Convert Time > Time to Hours/Time to Minutes/Time to Seconds.
If you want to save the converted result in another location, click Kutools > Content > Convert Time > Convert Time, then in the popping dialog, check the operation as you need, and select one cell to place the result.
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- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoI have the starting time and total hours required, how will i find the ending time in excel.
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoMy way of converting mm:ss to decimal equivalent:
2:42 in any cell e.g. A1 then in Cell A2 Formula =(A1-INT(A1))*24 - hit "enter" & Voila! there's your answer: 2.70
Hope this helps. Good luck
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 9 months agoOkay good, but what about the other way around? Decimal minute back to mm:ss ??
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoThanks for reply.
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agoWhy do you need to divide the decimal value into 24 (hours) or 1440 (min)?
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoYou cannot format it as time format if you do not divide them.