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I have an Excel 2007 workbook that I require to be able to â€˜countdownâ€™ the

time remaining until the scheduled start time of a market event.

I require that the function returns a value dependent upon the amount of

time remaining.

Time Cell Return

Start Time - 10+ Minutes A

Start Time - 5 to 10 Minutes B

Start Time - 2 to 5 Minutes C

Start Time - Under 2 Minutes D

I require assistance with both the formula to use and any relevant

information regarding the cell format / data type for cells B3 and B4 in the

example below

The time format I have used is HH:MM:SS

In the example below the time remaining is calculated as 7 minutes & 25

seconds, I need to know how to calculate this time difference and how to

convert that into seconds (445 Seconds) for use in the Vlookup function

(D1..E4) to return the letter B

A B C D E

1 Current Time: 13:52:35 600 A

2 Sheduled Start: 14:00:00 300 B

3 Time Remaining: 00:07:25 120 C

4 Return: B 0 D

Many thanks for your help