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Sep 12

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How Useful A Day Duration Calculator Is?

Day duration calculator used by many different businesses is an extension of date calculator that allow 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. You can start on pretty much any date you like but the holiday support will be reduced for back in time. You can also type the dates in boxes, use the calendar popup window or use the dropdown menus that open if you click in the boxes.

When it comes to adding or subtracting days, what you should do is 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. You may enter a number of digits in the field and use comma or space to separate them to be able to execute multiple subtractions or additions using the same start date.

Also, it’s possible to subtract or add the same number of days multiple times. To specify what days must be included in the calculation, you should check the dropdown menus entitled days in results. Say that exclude is what selected from the first menu, the day duration calculator is going to include all days except for days that are specified in second menu. Otherwise, it is going to include the days that are specified in second menu if include only is what selected.

Choose the public holidays and weekends and exclude to be able to include the business days only. Skipping on public holidays or weekend days is possible. If you wish to include weekend days or non working days and public holidays, choose include only and public holidays and weekends. It’s possible as well for you to include public holidays from the day duration calculator or just weekend days. Say for example that you don’t like excluding any days, simply pick “Include”/”All days” or “Exclude”/”No days”.

The result from the day duration calculator will be displayed on the same page as you hit enter. In the result of calculation, it is shown on the left side plus the summary of the search query while the remaining portion provides added info such as 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.

The business day duration calculator is also providing country specific results for weekends and public holidays after it is set up.