Did you know that Excel can count the seconds until a deadline?
Every time we turn around lately, someone mentions something like, "Thirteen schooldays left." or "Just two more Thursdays to go." While clock watching and second-counting is a supreme waste of time, it's good to know that Excel can at least add a measure of precision undreamt of by us weary, spring-fever victims.
Below is an example of how Excel can count down the days, hours, minutes, and seconds until a certain day and time. Here are a few tips:
Note that the date and time indicated in cell C2 is noon on June 13th, an arbitrary, random moment selected as an example. In Excel, edit this value to your own target date and time and you can experience the joy of watching the seconds tick down to your own personal goal.
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