Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

ExcelNumberToTime ( ExcelNumber )

Returns the time in correct format for FM

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  Sample input:
ExcelNumberToTime ( "0,0182549768518519")

ExcelNumberToTime ( "0,5")
  Sample output:


  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

ExcelNumberToTime custom function

Daniele Raybaudi

ExcelNumberToTime ( ExcelNumber)

ExcelNumber - number - the number representation of time in Excel from 0 to 0,99999999
aka from 00:00:00,000 to 23:59:59,999

Returns the time in correct format for FM



Desmond   Desmond, Munich
Oct 7, 2013
I have a list of times from my logbook to add. e.g.


and so on.

I have tried using the excel format but this doesn't appear to work. Can anyone help?
Daniele Raybaudi   Daniele Raybaudi, ACI
Oct 7, 2013
I do ot think that this custom function can solve your problem.
Also this isn't a Forum,where you can ask for help.
Post the same question to a Forum, like

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