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Weatherlawyer

Hello.

Nursemaiding required for a perpetual lamer please.

I want to put this stuff on an XL sheet or in another producer's
spreadsheet if it will be easier.

I wish to move the date over to the other side of the month and put the
hour column in its own cells separate from the minutes as I wish to
divide the hour (by 6) without touching the minutes.

It must be a simple process I suppose but I wouldn't know where to
start.

Thank you in advance etc., etc..

http://aa.usno.navy.mil/cgi-bin/aa_moonphases.pl?year=2006

2006 Phases of the Moon Universal Time

00000 New Moon 000 First Quarter 000 Full Moon 000 Last Quarter


00000000 d h m 0000000 d h m 0000000 d h m 000000 d h m


0000000000000000 Jan 6 18 56 Jan 14 9 48 Jan 22 15 14
Jan 29 14 15 Feb 5 6 29 Feb 13 4 44 Feb 21 7 17
Feb 28 0 31 Mar 6 20 16 Mar 14 23 35 Mar 22 19 10
Mar 29 10 15 Apr 5 12 01 Apr 13 16 40 Apr 21 3 28
Apr 27 19 44 May 5 5 13 May 13 6 51 May 20 9 21
May 27 5 26 Jun 3 23 06 Jun 11 18 03 Jun 18 14 08
Jun 25 16 05 Jul 3 16 37 Jul 11 3 02 Jul 17 19 13
Jul 25 4 31 Aug 2 8 46 Aug 9 10 54 Aug 16 1 51
Aug 23 19 10 Aug 31 22 56 Sep 7 18 42 Sep 14 11 15
Sep 22 11 45 Sep 30 11 04 Oct 7 3 13 Oct 14 0 26
Oct 22 5 14 Oct 29 21 25 Nov 5 12 58 Nov 12 17 45
Nov 20 22 18 Nov 28 6 29 Dec 5 0 25 Dec 12 14 32
Dec 20 14 01 Dec 27 14 48

The zeros in the legends are for spacing over usenet. I'm not bothered
about the legends but it would be nice to keep the phases in sequence.
(It's no big deal though.)
 
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gls858

Weatherlawyer said:
Hello.

Nursemaiding required for a perpetual lamer please.

I want to put this stuff on an XL sheet or in another producer's
spreadsheet if it will be easier.

I wish to move the date over to the other side of the month and put the
hour column in its own cells separate from the minutes as I wish to
divide the hour (by 6) without touching the minutes.

It must be a simple process I suppose but I wouldn't know where to
start.

Thank you in advance etc., etc..

http://aa.usno.navy.mil/cgi-bin/aa_moonphases.pl?year=2006

2006 Phases of the Moon Universal Time

00000 New Moon 000 First Quarter 000 Full Moon 000 Last Quarter


00000000 d h m 0000000 d h m 0000000 d h m 000000 d h m


0000000000000000 Jan 6 18 56 Jan 14 9 48 Jan 22 15 14
Jan 29 14 15 Feb 5 6 29 Feb 13 4 44 Feb 21 7 17
Feb 28 0 31 Mar 6 20 16 Mar 14 23 35 Mar 22 19 10
Mar 29 10 15 Apr 5 12 01 Apr 13 16 40 Apr 21 3 28
Apr 27 19 44 May 5 5 13 May 13 6 51 May 20 9 21
May 27 5 26 Jun 3 23 06 Jun 11 18 03 Jun 18 14 08
Jun 25 16 05 Jul 3 16 37 Jul 11 3 02 Jul 17 19 13
Jul 25 4 31 Aug 2 8 46 Aug 9 10 54 Aug 16 1 51
Aug 23 19 10 Aug 31 22 56 Sep 7 18 42 Sep 14 11 15
Sep 22 11 45 Sep 30 11 04 Oct 7 3 13 Oct 14 0 26
Oct 22 5 14 Oct 29 21 25 Nov 5 12 58 Nov 12 17 45
Nov 20 22 18 Nov 28 6 29 Dec 5 0 25 Dec 12 14 32
Dec 20 14 01 Dec 27 14 48

The zeros in the legends are for spacing over usenet. I'm not bothered
about the legends but it would be nice to keep the phases in sequence.
(It's no big deal though.)
There may be an easier way but this is what I would do.
Go to the site and just and copy the data and paste into Excel.
Then go to data > text to columns and select delimited and the space as
a delimiter. It will layout your numbers correctly but you will have to
play with the headers and move the columns as necessary.

gls858
 
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Weatherlawyer

I'll have to book myself in for an evening class with this when the
school year starts.

I got this far by subtituting the spaces for tabs with Word then
copying and pasting

MAY 10 20 00 20:00
MAY 18 07 34 07:00
MAY 26 11 55 11:00
JUNE 2 12 14 12:00
JUNE 9 03 29 03:00
JUNE 16 22 27 22:00
JUNE 25 01 00 01:00
JULY 1 19 20 19:00
JULY 8 12 53 12:00
JULY 16 13 55 13:00
JULY 24 11 02 11:00
JULY 31 02 25 02:00
AUG. 7 01 02 01:00
AUG. 15 05 13 05:00
AUG. 22 18 51 18:00
AUG. 29 10 19 10:00
SEPT. 5 16 27 16:00
SEPT. 13 19 37 19:00
SEPT. 21 01 28 01:00
SEPT. 27 19 53 19:00
OCT. 5 10 59 10:00
OCT. 13 08 53 08:00
OCT. 20 07 59 07:00
OCT. 27 07 58 07:00
NOV. 4 07 27 07:00
NOV. 11 21 15 21:00
NOV. 18 15 24 15:00
NOV. 25 23 11 23:00
DEC. 4 03 55 03:00
DEC. 11 09 03 09:00
DEC. 18 00 41 00:00
DEC. 25 17 22 17:00

Now I need to divide the end column by 6 and use an IF to show for
example: 23:00 / 6 = 5 because (6 X 3 + 5 = 23.)

Can you understand that? It is the "remainder" I want to show.
 
W

Weatherlawyer

I'll have to book myself in for an evening class with this when the
school year starts.

I got this far by subtituting the spaces for tabs with Word then
copying and pasting

MAY 10 20 00 20:00
MAY 18 07 34 07:00
MAY 26 11 55 11:00
JUNE 2 12 14 12:00
JUNE 9 03 29 03:00
JUNE 16 22 27 22:00
JUNE 25 01 00 01:00
JULY 1 19 20 19:00
JULY 8 12 53 12:00
JULY 16 13 55 13:00
JULY 24 11 02 11:00
JULY 31 02 25 02:00
AUG. 7 01 02 01:00
AUG. 15 05 13 05:00
AUG. 22 18 51 18:00
AUG. 29 10 19 10:00
SEPT. 5 16 27 16:00
SEPT. 13 19 37 19:00
SEPT. 21 01 28 01:00
SEPT. 27 19 53 19:00
OCT. 5 10 59 10:00
OCT. 13 08 53 08:00
OCT. 20 07 59 07:00
OCT. 27 07 58 07:00
NOV. 4 07 27 07:00
NOV. 11 21 15 21:00
NOV. 18 15 24 15:00
NOV. 25 23 11 23:00
DEC. 4 03 55 03:00
DEC. 11 09 03 09:00
DEC. 18 00 41 00:00
DEC. 25 17 22 17:00

Now I need to divide the end column by 6 and use an IF to show for
example: 23:00 / 6 = 5 because (6 X 3 + 5 = 23.)

Can you understand that? It is the "remainder" I want to show.
 
M

Max

Weatherlawyer said:
DEC. 11 09 03 23:00
DEC. 18 00 41 23:00
DEC. 25 17 22 17:00

Now I need to divide the end column by 6 and use an IF to show for
example: 23:00 / 6 = 5 because (6 X 3 + 5 = 23.)

Can you understand that? It is the "remainder" I want to show.

Assuming the last col is col E, with the TIME contents such as: 23:00,
17:00, etc, and data is from row1 down, you could try:

In say, F1: =MOD(SUBSTITUTE(E1*24,":",""),6)
Copy F1 down

Col F will return the "remainder" that you want from col E
 
W

Weatherlawyer

Assuming the last col is col E, with the TIME contents such as: 23:00,
17:00, etc, and data is from row1 down, you could try:

In say, F1: =MOD(SUBSTITUTE(E1*24,":",""),6)
Copy F1 down

Col F will return the "remainder" that you want from col E

Thanks Max, I'll give it a go.
 
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Weatherlawyer

Max said:
Sample file was sent to OP (requested via private email)

Link to download sample file:
http://flypicture.com?display=updone&id=qt30m6Q=
(Copy > paste entire line above into browser address,
the link may not work if you click direct on it)
File Name weatherlawyer_newusers_1.xls

(Don't do this in AOL folks.)

Thanks Max. I believe where I was going wrong was with which cell I was
highlighting to do the dirty.

I am once again very grateful indeed. I am definitely going to go on
some sort of course with this stuff.

TA

Mike.
 
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Max

Weatherlawyer said:
Thanks Max. I believe where I was going wrong
was with which cell I was highlighting to do the dirty.
I am once again very grateful indeed.

You're welcome !
I am definitely going to go on some sort of course with this stuff.

You're actually already onto one of the best "course" right here in these
excel newsgroups (some groups listed below). There's a lot that one can
pick up by reading/trying out the posts and the responses given.

microsoft.public.excel.newusers
microsoft.public.excel.misc
microsoft.public.excel.worksheet.functions
microsoft.public.excel
microsoft.public.excel.programming
etc
 
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