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2012/8/8 Dan <>:
teknow wrote:

I have a list of measured times in [H]:MM:SS format and I would like to
them.  If I put in a formula:

= B2+B3+B4+B5

it works, but if I try:


I get "00:00:00" as a result.  What am I missing?

I have tried both LibO and


The easiest way to find out is, as far as I know:
1. Create a spreadsheet that displays the problem.
2. Upload the spreadsheet somewhere (like DropBox, UbuntuOne or whatever).
3. Post the link in this thread.

Kind regards

Johnny Rosenberg

     Did you format column B  as Time, add [H]:MM:SS to the Format code box,
click the green check (tick), and click OK? If you do not format the cells
into which you enter these times, you are likely to get errors.
     Here are three Times using this format in cells B2-B5:


     Using = SUM(B2:B5), I get 98002:00:59. (Result using
What you have not mentioned was the times that you used that gave you
problems. That might give a clue.


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