# Converting From Kilos To Stones And Pounds

Jul 19, 2007
I'm trying to write a spreadsheet that compares body weights for older people in the UK who are not at ease with metric figures. I've searched the board and have come up with several answers, but they don't seem to work for me.

For instance, cell A1 is kilos, and I'd like that weight in stones and pounds in cell A2. What I've come up with for cell A2 is this:

=ROUND((A1*2.2046)/14,)&"st " &ROUND(MOD((A1*2.2046),14),0)&"lbs"

This works for, let's say, 90.8kgs in A1 (answer: 14st 4lbs), but if I enter 87.6kgs, for example, I get an answer of 14st 11lbs. I think it's something to do with the "ROUND" function but I'm struggling. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

By the way, for non-Imperial weight people, multiplying by 2.2046 converts kilos to pounds, and there are 14 pounds (lbs) in a stone.

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I am trying to calculate the total amount of kilos for a specific date with a given time range.

As well as the average time they have been handled with in the same specifications.

Attached is a sample sheet of the info I am working with but I cant seem to get the formulas to work.

Book1.xlsx

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Dec 29, 2010

I am creating a simple spreadsheet to catalog some magazines. One of the columns shows the cover price which is okay for post 1970 magazines as it is in Pounds Sterling, but is there anyway I can get Excel to recognize Pounds/Shillings/Pence as currency. So put in "8d" for example without setting the field to a text format?

I want to be able to add up the total cost of some items based on their cover price but if I set the required cells to text format I cannot do this automatically using the Sum forumla.

Is it possible to have both Pounds Sterling and Pounds/Sillings/Pence as currencies in the same table or is using a text field for the latter the only option?

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Aug 19, 2013

I receive a monthly spreadsheet from our trucking company which tracks the package and weight of that package. However I need to pull the weight out and run a report on total weight. However it is a mix of pounds and kilograms. Please see my example. What I want is a final column of all weight converted to kilograms. Note as well the spacing in the data as sometimes the "lbs" is right next to the number and other times there is a space between them.

Raw Data

package 1

10.2kgs

package 2

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[Code] ........

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Jan 7, 2009

I need a spreadsheet to calculate the sum of pounds and ounces. Example

3 fish caught weighing 5lb 8oz plus 3lb 8oz plus 2lb 8 oz = 11lb 8Oz.

This calculation is when the weigher has a scale that measures in OZ.

I also need a spreadsheet that will take a scale that measures in 10ths to add lb and 10th and give a result in lb and oz?

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Jun 29, 2009

I need to build a spreadsheet that subtracts from a cumulative weight recorded in pounds and ounces. For example, in a fishing tournament, a person has 5 fish to weigh. They place their fish one at a time in a bag hanging from a digital scale that reads in pounds and ounces, and record the cumulative weight as the fish are added. We want to know what the total weight is of all 5 fish, but also what the individual weight is of each of the 5 fish.

The easy way to do it is to place the first fish in the bag and record the weight, then place the second fish in the bag with the first fish and record the cumulative weight of the 2 fish together. Continue this until all 5 fish are in the bag, and record the final total weight.

Then, to get the weights of each individual fish, the first weight is as it is, the second fish weight would be Cumulative Weight recorded for Fish 2 minus the weight of Fish 1. To get the weight of Fish 3, you would subtract the Cumulative Weight for the first 3 fish from the Cumulative Weight of the first 2 fish, and so on.

For example:

Weight of the Bag with:

1 Fish: 1-lb 2-oz

2 Fish: 2-lb 14-oz

3 Fish: 5-lb 6-oz

4 Fish: 9-lb 7-oz

5 Fish: 11-lb 9-oz.

We can subtract the cumulative weights to determine the individual weights of each fish added to the bag and know that:

Fish 1 is 1-lb 2-oz

Fish 2 is 1-lb 12-oz

Fish 3 is 2-lb 8-oz

Fish 4 is 4-lb 1-oz

Fish 5 is 2-lb 2-oz

Easy to do in my head, or on paper, but not so easy to do in Excel because it's pounds and ounces, which is how the digital scale reads out. But, when you're doing this for 20-30 fishermen, it's not that easy to do it on paper.

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I have a mileage expenses form from work that I am trying to fill in using Excel, instead of filling it in by hand.

Column R shows the miles travelled.

Column S shows the Rate per Mile.

Column T (should) show the pounds.

Column U (should) show the pence.

Searching has led to T11, for example, using the formula below to show the pound value.

Code:

=INT(R11*(S11/100))

However, I am having less luck on finding a way to display the pence amount in U11.

Ideally, I would like the cells in column U to show the pence without a leading zero or decimal point and just the pence value only.

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If I save it : 2.jpg

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#.##K

#.#K

#K

#.##M

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#M

If there weren't all six, I think I could fix this pretty easily, but as it is I'm pretty stumped (other than a manual fix).

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When i import the data to excel and the hours value is bigger than 24, for some reason excel converts it into totally different figures. The minutes caluation (*1440) still works fine, but i need the actual hh:mm:ss to be correct, not amended by excel. Is there a way to do this. Ex. Data imported: 74:51:03 in hh:mm:ss - excel coverts this to 02:51:03.

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For example:-

Sub Zipping()

'

Dim file As Variant

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[Code]....

So the output is :- abc.xls gets converted to abc.xls.zip

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I get Run-time error 1004, application defined or object defined error.

Why doesn't this work?

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This seems to work at first, until I looked more closely. If I change the date I am converting so that the date in cell A1 is 11/12/2008, ie. the dd value is less than 13, then the formula no longer works. It is fine for all values over 12.

All I get in these cases is #VALUE!

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The simple spreadsheet I will use in this comment isn't what the database actually looks like but represents what I am trying to achieve.

StartFinishAssigned #

0151

15252

25403

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Here I have the old data, organised into sections that have the same assigned number. (Note: the assigned number may be the same as the previous cell). I wish to change it into this structure:

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I started changing it manually, but there's rows and rows of the data, for a few months now and its taking me forever. I've been googling my self ragged, but I either don't understand what people say, or I'm not searching the right way (probably a combination of both).

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