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PPD asks"How can I format a cell that has data in seconds to show it as hours:minutes:seconds?

For example, if I have 16548 seconds it should show 4:35:48"

First, it's important to remember that Excel keeps dates informatios as day fractions. Therefor, to show the value it first needs to be converted like this:

Divide el value in seconds (16548) in (60 s / min * 60 min/hr * 24 hr/day) to get


This result can then be formatted as hh:mm:ss

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