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Excel query - Represent negative values

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    Excel query - Represent negative values

    In the attached spreadsheet I get negative values in the answer, how can this be represented

    How do I do this if the values in column B are lower than the values in columnA

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    Re: Excel query - Represent negative values

    Hi,

    How about this in C2 and copied down?

    =IF(B2-A2<0,"-"&TEXT(ABS(B2-A2),"hh:mm"),B2-A2)
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    Re: Excel query - Represent negative values

    Um, I'm not 100% sure this gives the correct result (mathmatically) that you're after, but I've got it displaying right.
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    Re: Excel query - Represent negative values

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    Re: Excel query - Represent negative values

    @ tarquinious

    Thanks. Silly mistake!

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