In Excel, how can I convert h:mn to mn?

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Subject: In Excel, how can I convert h:mn to mn?
Posted by:  caresaboutquality
Date: Mon, 1 May 2006

I have successfully subtracted two times and get the answer in hr:mn format.
I wish to convert this back to minutes.  How can this be done easily?  I
can't get the convert function to recognize the custom format of hr:mn that I
used.

Thank you for your help!

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