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    New Lounger
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    Time issue (2000)

    I want to create a database for the recording the time employees spend on certain tasks and then total it and come up with some statistics about the productivity. I like to know if the data can be entered in minutes and hours but stored in decimal so that it can be used for calculations. Example: 2 hours 30 minutes => 2.5 hours

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    Re: Time issue (2000)

    If you define a date/time field, times are actually stored as numbers representing the fraction of a day; one day is the basic unit for all date and time calculations in Windows. You can perform calculations on date/time fields as if they are numbers, if you take thus into account. So 2.5 hours must be used as 2.5/24 since there are 24 hours in a day.

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