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i need a formula that I can use to calculate hours for time in lieu, an example would be if I worked on extra on a certain day , I want to take those hours worked and add 4 hours to it, then at the end of the week, I want to be able to add all those hours up in total.
so an example would be worked 3 hours extra when I am on call, I am paid the 3 hours plus an additional 4 hours for being called in.

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Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 08:39

hello

User
13/04/2018 - 08:39

hi there

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 08:40

can you tell me some more details?

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 08:40

or the file?

User
13/04/2018 - 08:42

ok, using the sheet displayed, the table was a calendar month, I work shifts and I am also rostered for on call work, if I am called in, I book my hours of attendance and I am also given an extra 4 hours to compensate for being called in, so I would like a formula that when I input a number for example 3, then it would automatically add 4 hours to this number and a the end of the week or month would give me a total of hours I have accrued

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 08:43

which sheet?

User
13/04/2018 - 08:45

any excel spreadsheet, I am creating a spreadsheet showing my shift rota for a year so I know when I am working and when I am rostered off, when I am on call and when I am not. so when I am on call, I want to be able to add the number of hours I was called in for into the spreadsheet and for the formula to add 4 hours onto this, then at the end of the month to give me a total of the number of hours I have worked including the extra 4 hours each time I have been called in

User
13/04/2018 - 08:47

for example, I am working a shift until 6pm tonight and then at 8pm I was called back into work, and I was on site for 3 hours, I need a formula that would let me put the number 3 into the call for today and then automatically add 4 hours onto this. and at the end of the calendar month it would totalise all the cells for that month and give me a total of hours accrued.

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 08:48

it would be better if you can share the file

User
13/04/2018 - 08:48

i have not created the file yet.

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 08:49

ok then lets create one in the shared view

User
13/04/2018 - 08:49

but it would just be a standard excel sheet, that showed months and dates for that month.

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 08:49

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1BbOXc4BHLa5T99jnYMocwtAs8crkKDA6NWJkuB3ca5g/edit?usp=sharing

User
13/04/2018 - 08:52

i do not need an hourly breakdown of the day, i just need to know today is Friday 13th april and for example i worked 3 hours on call and so i want the cell for today to show the number 7 and then at the end of the month to tell me how many hours i have by adding up all the cells that have number in it, that bit i could do, but i do not know the formula for if a cell contains a number, then add that number to 4 to give a sum, then add all the cells numbers into one box so i have running total

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 08:55

Ok

User
13/04/2018 - 08:55

it would also need to accept part numbers, for example i worked 3 hours and 15minutes and for it to the total that as 7 hours and 15mins

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 08:58

check will this work.

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 08:59

?

User
13/04/2018 - 08:59

forget normal duty times, i just need the cell to contain a formula that if it detects a number or a part of a number showing a quarter or half an hour that it takes that number, adds 4 to it and gives me a total, then at the end of the month gives me a total...

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:01

can you write on the shared sheet

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:01

show me what you need?

User
13/04/2018 - 09:04

i have made notes on the cells and what i need

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:05

ok

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:05

so cell beside should be used to add 4?

User
13/04/2018 - 09:05

all i need is a formula that detects a number ie 3 or a part number 3hours 15mins (3.15) to add the number 4 onto it and give me either 7 or 7.15 and at the end of the month to give me a running total

User
13/04/2018 - 09:06

no i want the cell i have entered for example 3.15 into to show me 7.15 and not what i typed.

User
13/04/2018 - 09:08

i have added numbers on to the sheet and it has totalled the numbers, but it has not added the extra 4 hours per entry, so it is 12 hours short

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:08

that is not possible that you write something in a cell but in that cell will show different thing

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:09

but yes it might be possible to add the extra 4 in the sum

User
13/04/2018 - 09:10

i do not want to have extra cells filled with numbers

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:11

now check

User
13/04/2018 - 09:13

i that is perfect

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:13

:)

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:14

one thing

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:14

there is a problem with 3 hour 15 min....it should not be 3.15

User
13/04/2018 - 09:14

what should it be

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:15

it should be 3+(15/60) hours

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:16

use the cell G2 and H2 to have the exact hour vale

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:16

value

User
13/04/2018 - 09:16

how do i have then 3 hours and 15minutes in the same cell?

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:17

there is no easier way then this....enter your hour and minute in G2 and H2...look what actual hour value is...then copy paste that value

User
13/04/2018 - 09:18

ok, so i have to either enter for example, 3.25, 3.5 or 3.75 as my entry to the cell, as i book 15minute times

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:19

yes

User
13/04/2018 - 09:19

so if i work 3 hours and 45 minutes, then i would put 3.75 into the cell

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:19

exactly

User
13/04/2018 - 09:19

thanks

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:19

most welcome

User
13/04/2018 - 09:20

have a good day and thank you very much for solving this problem for me.

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:24

most welcoem

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:24

*most welcome

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:24

have a nice day to you too

Excelchat Expert
13/04/2018 - 09:24

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