[mso] Re: Excel Formula

Yes, by all means send it to me.  smartware at optusnet.com.au 
just replace the " at " with an @



Regards, Dave S

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chuck Hawsey" <chawsey@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <mso@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 1:43 PM
Subject: [mso] Re: Excel Formula


> Dave,
> Thank you so much for your assistance. I added a slight variation to your 
> formula and it appeared to be working just great. However, I ran into a 
> problem. It seems like, if I have a lot of downtime, it messed up the 
> number. I've put together a small spreadsheet and I was wondering if I 
> could send it to  you to look at, as that would be a heck of a lot simpler 
> than trying to explain the whole thing. I know I can't attach on this 
> list, so could I possible send it to your private email? I don't mind at 
> all if you share the results. Again, thanks for your help.
> Chuck H.
>
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>  ----- Original Message ----- 
>  From: David Smart
>  To: mso@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>  Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 11:23 PM
>  Subject: [mso] Re: Excel Formula
>
>
>  Let's work on Row 2:
>
>  In E2:
>
>    =D2*450/B2
>
>  Now that will give you a non-integer number of calls (e.g. in your case, 
> the
>  result is 14.516129).  You can round to the nearest integer:
>
>    =ROUND(D2*450/B2,0)
>
>  or truncate the fractional part off completely
>
>    =ROUNDDOWN(D2*450/B2,0)
>    =INT(D2*450/B2)
>
>  (these two truncation formulae are essentially the same in this case).
>
>  You haven't mentioned whether you want the credits included.  The fairest
>  method that I can see would be:
>
>    adjust calls by 450 / minutes worked, leave fractional part in
>    add downtime / 32, leave fractional part in
>    then round the result up or down to the nearest integer.
>
>    =ROUND(D2*450/B2+C2/32,0)
>
>
>  Regards, Dave S
>
>  ----- Original Message ----- 
>  From: "Chuck Hawsey" <chawsey@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>  To: <mso@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>  Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2006 10:50 AM
>  Subject: [mso] Excel Formula
>
>
>  > Well, here I am with need of a formula that - hopefully - is at least a
>  > little harder than the last one I asked!  I'm not sure how to describe
>  > what I need, so let me try this:
>  > A.               B                        C                        D
>  > E
>  > Name    minutes worked    downtime        actual calls made
>  > adjusted # of calls
>  >
>  >
>  > A is self explanatory
>  > B contains the number of minutes worked - usually 450, but it can vary
>  > greatly
>  > C contains a manually entered number of minutes a person spent on
>  > miscellaneous items. For each 32 minutes, he/she gets credit for one
>  > adjusted call.
>  > D contains a manually entered number of actual calls made by that 
> person
>  > during the minutes he/she worked
>  > E contains a formula that presently adds the number in D to C divided 
> by
>  > 32
>  >
>  > Here's my problem. If B contains a number other than 450, I want E to
>  > represent the number of adjusted calls he/she would have had if he/she 
> had
>  > actually worked 450 minutes.  In other works, I'm looking for a formula
>  > like a ratio, for example, if B contained 248 minutes worked and D
>  > contained 8 calls, then I need the number if E to be what it would have
>  > been if B had contained 450 minutes worked.
>  >
>  > Gosh, I hope this makes sense, as I find it hard to explain and even
>  > harder to come ;up with a formula. Any assistance will be greatly
>  > appreciated. If anyone needs more information or needs the actual 
> present
>  > spreadsheet, I will be happy to provide it.
>  >
>  >
>  >
>  > Chuck H.
>  >
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