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Uses Of A Day Duration Calculator

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.

Entering the date that you want to use as starting point for the calculation is the first step for using this day duration calculator. You can make use of any date you like however, holiday support is 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.

In fact, you can even subtract or add the same number of days multiple times. The dropdown menus that are entitled days in results let you to specify what days must be include in calculation. 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. If include only is what selected, it’s going to include the days that are specified in second menu.

Choose the public holidays and weekends and exclude to be able to include the business days only. It is also possible actually to skimp on public holidays or weekend days. 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. If you don’t like to exclude any days, just choose “Include”/”All days” or “Exclude”/”No days”.

And as soon as you hit enter, the result from your day duration calculator is displayed on the same page. 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.