is there a formula i can use for the below


is there a formula i can use i have a form which i use for staff hours when they input start time an finish time

i want it to automatically add it to total time


  • Lachlan Stead
    Lachlan Stead ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hello Aaron,

    Be keen to know if there is a better solution but we had to add two hidden columns also, so in the end it looked like the below:

    The start and end time columns are drop downs, structured like the below:

    7:00:00 AM-7
    7:15:00 AM-7.25
    7:30:00 AM-7.5
    7:45:00 AM-7.75
    8:00:00 AM-8
    8:15:00 AM-8.25 etc. etc.

    Then the numeric start time is a column formula: =VALUE(RIGHT([Start Time]@row, LEN([Start Time]@row) - FIND("-", [Start Time]@row)))

    Numeric finish time: =VALUE(RIGHT([Finish Time]@row, LEN([Finish Time]@row) - FIND("-", [Finish Time]@row)))

    Total hours: =[Numeric Finish Time (Hidden)]@row - [Numeric Start Time (Hidden)]@row

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