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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

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

Feature compatibility

The table below lists this function's compatibility with various features in Appian.
Feature Compatibility Note
Portals Incompatible
Offline Mobile Incompatible
Sync-Time Custom Record Fields Compatible

Can be used to create a custom record field that only evaluates at sync time.

Real-Time Custom Record Fields Incompatible

Custom record fields that evaluate in real time must be configured using one or more Custom Field functions.

Process Reports Compatible
Process Events Compatible
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calworkdays() Function

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