How to add the Time Duration in Excel?

Hello UiPathans! :robot:

Check out this tutorial to know about the sum of Durations in excel of DT.

What is meant Duration?
1: continuance in time gradually increase the duration of your workout.

2: the time during which something exists or lasts there for the duration of the concert
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Example: Total Working Hours of the employee.

Here are the steps

  1. Read the Excel sheet using the Read range activity.

  2. Create a variable with the System.TimeSpan Variable type. and assign 00:00

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  1. Now Loop the process Using For Each DataTable.

  2. Here we have to identify the format of duration stored in excel by using write line activity.

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4.1 In this 12/30/1899 08:20:00 we get in the format of “MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm:ss”

4.2 We need duration only, so using regex, we match the necessary string and extract the data.

System.Text.RegularExpressions.Regex.Match(CurrentRow("Hours").ToString,"\d+:\d+:\d+").ToString

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  1. Sum the values using the assign activity

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5.1 Convert String to Time span, System.TimeSpan.Parse(Timestr)

  1. Outside the loop we can print the Time value. In this stage, we found bugs where the time span calculates 24hrs as 1 day, for example, 25:00 hrs shows a 1.1:00hrs. :expressionless:

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To avoid this, use the Below Expression

String.Format("{0:00}:{1:00}:{2:00}", TimeValue.TotalSeconds / 3600, (TimeValue.TotalSeconds / 60) Mod 60, TimeValue.TotalSeconds Mod 60)

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Hope this :point_up_2: helps
Kindly refer to this XAML file :point_down:
Forum_Excel_Add_Duration.zip (77.5 KB)

Best Regards
Gokul Jai

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