TideMan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message <email@example.com>... > On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 5:44:12 AM UTC+12, Diane wrote: > > Hello, I am trying to write time of the format HH:MM:SS.FFF (without AM or PM) to an excel file. In matlab the time appears correctly (00:00:00.000), however, when it is saved to the excel file, AM is added (00:00:00.000 AM). Any suggestions? (I am working with numerous files and wish to avoid having to do any formatting within excel.) > > It's Excel trying to be clever. > Unfortunately, you have no alternative to formatting in Excel.