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## Time to integer, and vice versa

Hi all,

I have a report where I want a measure that returns the amount of seconds, to be converted to "HH:MMS". In the same report for another measure I want a "HH:MMS" column to be converted to the ammount of seconds in it as a integer.

Best regards,

L.Meijdam

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## Re: Time to integer, and vice versa

Seconds number to Time string:

=FORMAT( [seconds] / 60 / 60 /24, "hh:nn:ss" )

Time string to Seconds number:

=TIMEVALUE( [time str] ) * 24 * 60 * 60

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## Re: Time to integer, and vice versa

Seconds number to Time string:

=FORMAT( [seconds] / 60 / 60 /24, "hh:nn:ss" )

Time string to Seconds number:

=TIMEVALUE( [time str] ) * 24 * 60 * 60

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## Re: Time to integer, and vice versa

Hi @DAX0110,

The "string to seconds number" is working like expected thankyou very much!

The other calculation is giving me a error, although I don't think the formula is incorrect. I want a calculated column that is in "Whole number" format to change the amount of seconds to a time value. But when I use your formula it returns: Cannot convert value '' of type Text to type Date. And I don't really understand why since it is in "Whole number" format.

My calculated column

Best regards,

L.Meijdam

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## Re: Time to integer, and vice versa

Mmm, that's interesting.  In my test workbook the Power Pivot "seconds" column is "decimal" type with "general" format.

If you feed the output column from "string to seconds number" into the "seconds number to string" formula, it should work (I did that to double check my formula).

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## Re: Time to integer, and vice versa

Hi @DAX0110,

yes I tried that, that is returning the expected outcome. It just does'nt work when I insert my other calculated column.. Anyone have an idea how to fix this ?

Best Regards,

L.Meijdam

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## Re: Time to integer, and vice versa

Hi @LMeijdam,

I'd like to suggest you take a look at below blog which told about convert duration and time.

Aggregating Duration/Time

Regards,

Xiaoxin Sheng

Community Support Team _ Xiaoxin Sheng
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## Re: Time to integer, and vice versa

Hi,

How I fixed it in the end was to SUM my calculated column by creating a measure, and after that using the "Seconds string to time" formula provided by @DAX0110 on that measure.

I have read the article @v-shex-msft linked and I learned some new things for it !

Thankyou all

Best regards,

L.Meijdam