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Ranking Date and Time in Text Format

Ranking Date and Time in Text Format

Ranking Date and Time in Text Format


I have an excel file which I have imported into an access table. There is a field Called Time_Lapsed which is in Text format. Is it possible to someway to sort (rank) these from oldest first? The fields look like this:

08 day(s), 2 hour(s), 39 minute(s).
04 day(s), 13 hour(s), 6 minute(s).
036 day(s), 22 hour(s), 11 minute(s).
03 hour(s), 8 minute(s).
03 day(s), 2 hour(s), 28 minute(s).
029 day(s), 0 minute(s).

RE: Ranking Date and Time in Text Format


No date & time here!

Why VB Script? Why not Excel VBA? Or is this to be done in Access VBA?

No, you cannot simply sort this text.

I'd parse the data and convert to a Date/Time value.

Then sort would be simple.

RE: Ranking Date and Time in Text Format

Sorry posted in wrong forum. I want to do this in MS Access query. Thank you thought I would give it try!

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