Why are the hour portions of my GMT times not being shown when I export data to Excel?

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Brad on 6 Feb 2016
Answered: Brad on 9 Feb 2016
I'm attempting to export some GMT time tagged data to Excel, that looks like this;
21:48:52.03 78532.0390000000 0
21:48:52.80 78532.8050000000 0
21:48:53.55 78533.5550000000 1
But when I export it to Excel, the result is this;
48:52.03 78532.0390000000 0
48:52.80 78532.8050000000 0
48:53.55 78533.5550000000 1
I'm attempting to format column E's number format with the following:
I'm using MATLAB 2015A and Excel 2010.
In looking at the on-line documentation, this should work - and does with older versions of MATLAB (2010a) and Excel (2003).
I've tried different number format combinations. None of which work and I get the exact result (above) every time.
Am I missing something subtle or just implementing this incorrectly?
Thank you.

Accepted Answer

Brad on 9 Feb 2016
For unknown reasons, I had to add the following 2 lines of code to solve this problem;
RangeObject = ActiveSheet.Range('CELL:CELL');
RangeObject.cells.EntireColumn.NumberFormat = 'hh:mm:ss.000');
I've never had to do this using previous versions of EXCEL. But for EXCEL 2010 it appears to solve the problem.

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