calworkdays() Function

Function

calworkdays( start_datetime, end_datetime, calendar_name )

This returns the actual number of work days between two Date and Times (both inclusive), according to the calendar defined for the system.

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

start\_datetime

Date and Time

The starting Date and Time.

end\_datetime

Date and Time

The ending Date and Time.

calendar\_name

Text

This optional parameter accepts the name of a system calendar; otherwise, the default calendar is used.

Returns

Integer

Usage considerations

Passing a calendar name allows you to count working days using an alternate system calendar, if you have multiple calendars configured.

See also: Process Calendar Settings

Examples

You can experiment with this function in the test box below.

Test Input

calworkdays(datetime(2011,12,13,12,0,0),datetime(2011,12,20,12,0,0)) returns 6

If you want to calculate the total number of days in between two dates (including weekends, holidays, and other designated non-working days) you don't need to use this function. Simply subtract date 1 from date 2, as in the following example:

1
pv!date2-pv!date1
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