Can Excel automatically input times less than one second?

Paul B

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I know you can calculate times to 100th of a second by inputting them as hh:mm:ss.00. what I want to do is when I select a cell it will put the time in as h:mm:ss.00, the code below works for putting the time in, but I can’t get it to put the time in 100th of a second. If I put hh:mm:ss.00 as the format it returns the hours minutes and seconds but always gives me 00 for the 100th second part. Can this be done? I am using excel ’97 Thanks

Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Excel.Range)
'puts time in columns B and C when you select them
With ActiveCell
Select Case .Column
Case 2, 3
If Not (.HasFormula Or .Text <> "") Then
ActiveCell = Now()
ActiveCell.NumberFormat = "hh:mm:ss"
End If
End Select
End With
End Sub
 

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Strange isn't it. This seems to work:

Code:
Sub Test()
    ActiveCell.Formula = "=NOW()"
    ActiveCell.Value = ActiveCell.Value
    Selection.NumberFormat = "hh:mm:ss.00"
End Sub
 
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Andrew, This is strange, if I run the sub once I get .00, if it is run again in the same cell it will display the 100th times, so I moved the Selection.NumberFormat = "hh:mm:ss.00" to the first line and it works! Thanks
 
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