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Uses Of A Day Duration Calculator

The day duration calculator for a business is basically an extension of date calculator which allows users to exclude public holidays or weekends when subtracting or adding specific number of days from your choice of date.

To make use of the day duration calculator, you can start it by entering the date that you want to use as the starting point for the calculation. However, you can make use of any date that you want but holiday support is reduced for back in time. Also, you can type the dates in boxes, use the calendar popup window or use the dropdown menus that open if you click in the boxes.

In adding or subtracting days, go into the Add/Subtract dropdown menu, choose to subtract or add days or from the start date and then, enter the number of days in the days field. In order to execute multiple additions or subtractions by using the same start date, you may enter a number of digits in the field and use comma or space to separate them.

In fact, you can even subtract or add the same number of days multiple times. The dropdown menus entitled days in results will let you to specify what days ought to be included in the calculation. Say for example that exclude is what you’ve chosen from the first menu, what the day duration calculator will do is include all days except those that are specified in second menu. But if include only is what chosen, then what will do is include the days that are specified in second menu.

And to be able to include the business days only, choose public holidays and weekends and exclude. Skipping on public holidays or weekend days is possible. If you would want to include weekdays or non working days as well as public holidays, then just pick include only and public holidays and weekends. As a matter of fact, you can even include public holidays from the day duration calculator or just weekend days. Just choose “Include”/”All days” or “Exclude”/”No days” if you do not want to exclude any days.

As you hit enter, the result from the day duration calculator will be displayed on the same page. The result of calculation will be shown on the left side along with the summary of search query while the right half is providing additional info like the number of calendar days between start as well as end dates, number of skipped days if you’ve opted to exclude holidays, weekends or workdays, details of the skipped days and so forth.

Once the business day duration calculator is set up, it can even provide specific results for both weekends as well as public holidays.