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I have a holidays and absence spread sheet at work, The holidays count down from 25 to 1 every time a days holiday is entered into a cell.

What i want help with is i need to create a formula to count down in hours.

Can anyone help.



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    I have a holidays and absence spread sheet at work, The holidays count
    down from 25 to 1 every time a days holiday is entered into a cell.

    What i want help with is i need to create a formula to count down in hours.

    Can anyone help.




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Go to the field with the number of day formula and modify the formula just add to it this *8. The result will be in hrs.
Assuming a holiday uses 8 hrs of pay. It sounds like everyone starts with 25 holiday X 8 hrs or 200 total hours,

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