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Hi, I need help with excel formula. It is to with IF formula and allocating time based on range..

Solved by K. L. in 46 mins

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Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 07:32

Welcome, Thanks for choosing Got It Pro-Excel

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 07:32

How may I help you today?

User
25/11/2017 - 07:35

Hi, I am working on rota spreadsheet..and need the times of shifts to display wheteher it is breakfast shift, lunch shift, afternooon shift or dinner shift..

User
25/11/2017 - 07:36

The problem I am facing is that Breakfast is from 6am-12pm and lunch starts at 12pm..so if I put 12pm in the rota it shows both breakfast and lunch allocation..

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 07:37

ok give me a moment

User
25/11/2017 - 07:37

I will copy the whole spreadsheet

User
25/11/2017 - 07:37

if it helps..

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 07:39

no problem, give me an example. I will help you out

User
25/11/2017 - 07:48

so I need excel to analyze the data in cells B5 and C5, and D5 and E5. And to put one if they belong to particular shift..

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 07:49

Can you please mentioned , what value do you need in thats cells so i can put the formula according that

User
25/11/2017 - 07:50

time

User
25/11/2017 - 07:50

value in final cells will be 1 if it is part of the shift, 0 if not..

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 07:51

in "Breakfast 6-12" what value will be appear?

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 07:51

Please mention manually i will create formula for that

User
25/11/2017 - 07:52

If b5-c5 or d5-e5 fulfils criteria of breakfast shift, then1 otherwise 0. Bare in mind that breakfast shift is ANY shift between that time..

User
25/11/2017 - 07:53

6-12

User
25/11/2017 - 07:54

so with current values John should appear for breakfast, afternoon and dinner as !

User
25/11/2017 - 07:54

1

User
25/11/2017 - 07:55

TOny should appear 1 as Lunch, afternoon and dinner

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 07:56

ok, please let me know if I am doing right or wrong

User
25/11/2017 - 07:58

John is not there for lunch, he is missing between 12-15

User
25/11/2017 - 07:59

let me clarify..

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 07:59

sure

User
25/11/2017 - 08:00

John is on split shift working 6-12 and then 15-22

User
25/11/2017 - 08:00

so he should appear as 0 for lunch

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 08:00

ok

User
25/11/2017 - 08:01

Tony is on straight shift working 12-22

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 08:01

got it

User
25/11/2017 - 08:01

thank you :)

User
25/11/2017 - 08:03

My problem is the overlaping times 12, 15, 18 as they appear on both shifts..

User
25/11/2017 - 08:04

even when john is finishing at 12, he still appears on lunch..

User
25/11/2017 - 08:05

so i need excel to recognize the time range more the <>= of psrticular time..

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 08:08

what about dinner?

User
25/11/2017 - 08:09

John should be 1011, Tony 0111

User
25/11/2017 - 08:10

Shall I add more sample shifts to test?

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 08:10

no its fine

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 08:16

I am sorry, can you please re-post this question , other expert will help you out, I have technical problem with my system.

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 08:16

I am really sorry for that

User
25/11/2017 - 08:17

WHere shall I repost it?

Excelchat Expert
25/11/2017 - 08:17

in the same website where did you post it

User
25/11/2017 - 08:17

ok..

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