formatting cells to time

chrissyboy

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Hi, New to the board...

I am trying to format a range of cells to show half hourly increments, say 12.00, 12.30, 01.00, 01.30 etc etc..
Trouble is, every time I use the format command from the toolbar, excel adds a date and then increments by 1...??
I have used excel for some years now, and it has always been a case of right click on the cell, format and everything was AOK...this is a clean install of office 2000, running on win 2k pro...can anyone help?

Cheers :oops:
 

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santeria

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Right mouse click on the cells, select format cells, and select one of the Time Options... that should suffice...

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Brian from Maui

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chrissyboy said:
Hi, New to the board...

I am trying to format a range of cells to show half hourly increments, say 12.00, 12.30, 01.00, 01.30 etc etc..
Trouble is, every time I use the format command from the toolbar, excel adds a date and then increments by 1...??
I have used excel for some years now, and it has always been a case of right click on the cell, format and everything was AOK...this is a clean install of office 2000, running on win 2k pro...can anyone help?

Cheers :oops:

Are you formatting time to display 12.00 instead of 12:00? What format are you using?
 

chrissyboy

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D'Oh!

It's been a while since I last used the 'time' format...I'm such a dumbass, I was using 12.0 instead of :

Thanks V much for the help!
Chris :pray:
 

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