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20140819, 03:31 #1
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Round times to the NEAREST hour
Hi all, me again.
I have googled and tried various methods, however, I can only really find FLOOR() or CEILING() formulas.
I need to avoid the MROUND() function as not all of our machines have a the Data Analysis AddIn.
I don't want to round it down or up, I need the nearest. 10:29 would be 10:00, while 10:31 would be 11:00.
The formula I am trying is below, but it only returns 0 for every single row.
Column J is formatted simply as hh:mm, and contains times only, no dates.
=IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"00:30",0,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM") <"01:30",1,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"01:00",1,IF(TEXT(J 2,"HH:MM")<"02:30",2,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"03:30",3 ,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"04:30",4,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM") <"05:30",5,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"06:30",6,IF(TEXT(J 2,"HH:MM")<"07:30",7,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"08:30",8 ,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"09:30",9,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM") <"10:30",10,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"11:30",11,IF(TEXT (J2,"HH:MM")<"12:30",12,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"13:30 ",13,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"14:30",14,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH :MM")<"15:30",15,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"16:30",16,IF (TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"17:30",17,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<" 18:30",18,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"19:30",19,IF(TEXT(J 2,"HH:MM")<"20:30",20,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"21:30", 21,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:MM")<"22:30",22,IF(TEXT(J2,"HH:M M")<"23:30",23)))))))))))))))))))))))))
Thanks in advance, guys

20140819, 03:34 #2
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Doesn't matter guys, I saved the file and closed it. When I reopened it, it was working.
Can this thread be deleted please? I don't want to waste anyones time

20140819, 03:50 #3
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You can essentially accomplish what you have with your formula with:
=INT(J2*24+0.5)
Steve

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If you wish to convert to the nearest hour (time) instead of an integer, use the formula:
=ROUND(A1*24,0)/24
Maud

20140822, 21:36 #5
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To round to other intervals, here is the complete formula:
=ROUND(A1*24/x,0)*x/24
where X is:
X=1 round to nearest hour
X=0.5 Round to nearest ½ hour
X=0.25 Round to nearest ¼ hour