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    Dividing af formula for elapsed time with a fixed(static) time

    Hi all,

    First post here, and in a bit of a tight spot.
    I have a formula:
    =NOW()-TIME(8;0;0) to calculate time elapsed at work
    that I want to divide by hours we are open at work; a fixed value of 12:00:00 (hrs)

    When I divide them and want it in percent, I get a huge number (8388459,8% e.g.)

    If I plot the formula's result in manually I get the correct percentage out. Both cells are the same format in time.

    Could you help me out? I've searched as much as I could, and the only thing I find is a macro to plot the result of =NOW()-TIME(8;0;0) in another cell.

    Thanks!

    Christopher

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    Re: Dividing af formula for elapsed time with a fixed(static) time

    Instead of using NOW() use NOW()-INT(NOW()).

    NOW() returns the date plus the time.
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    Re: Dividing af formula for elapsed time with a fixed(static) time

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    Re: Dividing af formula for elapsed time with a fixed(static) time

    Thanks guys it worked! I used the =NOW()-INT(NOW())-TIME(8;0;0) which worked. The two formulas you mentioned, Olly, gave me some erroneous times.
    Thanks again

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    Re: Dividing af formula for elapsed time with a fixed(static) time

    You're welcome. Thanks for the feedback!

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