Convert and display feet, inches and fractions in excel

SirSquiddly

New Member
Joined
Jun 26, 2018
Messages
40
Hi folks

I understand there are several forums on this or similar but I am having a nightmare with it.

I have values displayed in decimal feet which I have converted to metres with no issues, but I now have to display this in inches and fractions as well as feet, inches and fractions. I have managed to get the conversion but cant simplify the fractions E.g., 16/32 is displayed but I would like it to = 1/2 but go to 32nds so there could be 7 5/32

for feet and inches and fractions I have edited a formula I found:

=INT('Decimal Feet'!D10)&"'"&IF(('Decimal Feet'!D10-INT('Decimal Feet'!D10))," - "&INT(('Decimal Feet'!D10-INT('Decimal Feet'!D10))*12)&IF((('Decimal Feet'!D10-INT('Decimal Feet'!D10))*12)-INT(('Decimal Feet'!D10-INT('Decimal Feet'!D10))*12),TEXT((('Decimal Feet'!D10-INT('Decimal Feet'!D10))*12)-INT(('Decimal Feet'!D10-INT('Decimal Feet'!D10))*12)," ?/32"),"")&"""","")

For inches:

='Feet and inches (2)'!


Open to other options and any help much appreciated.

Thanks


 

Excel Facts

Move date out one month or year
Use =EDATE(A2,1) for one month later. Use EDATE(A2,12) for one year later.
Master Excel Bundle

Excel contains over 450 functions, with more added every year. That’s a huge number, so where should you start? Right here with this bundle.

Forum statistics

Threads
1,152,570
Messages
5,770,915
Members
425,652
Latest member
Pemby

We've detected that you are using an adblocker.

We have a great community of people providing Excel help here, but the hosting costs are enormous. You can help keep this site running by allowing ads on MrExcel.com.
Allow Ads at MrExcel

Which adblocker are you using?

Disable AdBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Pause on this site" option.
Go back

Disable AdBlock Plus

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock Plus

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the toggle to disable it for "mrexcel.com".
Go back

Disable uBlock Origin

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock Origin

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back

Disable uBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back
Top