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## DateDiff - Hours and Minutes

Hi all,

I have 2 multi-choice boxes (not time pickers) with a 'Start Time' and 'End Time'.  Someone on here kindly helped me work out the hours between the selected times but I also need minutes....if possible.

On the example below, I would like it to show minutes and hours e.g. 1.5 hour or 1.30  rather than just the hours

``````If(DataCardValue42.Selected.Value = "Work", DateDiff (
DateTimeValue (DataCardValue33.Selected.Value),
DateTimeValue (DataCardValue34.Selected.Value),
"hours"
))``````

Thank you in advance!

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Hi @Ian-S :

The reason is that the unit you use when calculating is 'hours'. Just replace it with minutes and divide by 60.

Please try this formula:

``````If(DataCardValue42.Selected.Value = "Work",
DateDiff (
DateTimeValue (DataCardValue33.Selected.Value),
DateTimeValue (DataCardValue34.Selected.Value),
Minutes
)/60
)``````

I think this link will help you a lot:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/functions/function-dateadd-datediff

Best Regards,

Bof

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Impactful Individual

(datediff(, hours) - RoundDown(datediff, hours))  * 60

this will give you min..

formula obvio not complete but you get the idea

Frequent Visitor

Thanks CDS.  I am not sure about the code???   (this is all very new to me).   Is the RoundDown(datediff, hours))  * 60 in addition to my existing code??

Sorry for being stupid!

Community Support

Hi @Ian-S :

The reason is that the unit you use when calculating is 'hours'. Just replace it with minutes and divide by 60.

Please try this formula:

``````If(DataCardValue42.Selected.Value = "Work",
DateDiff (
DateTimeValue (DataCardValue33.Selected.Value),
DateTimeValue (DataCardValue34.Selected.Value),
Minutes
)/60
)``````

I think this link will help you a lot:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/functions/function-dateadd-datediff

Best Regards,

Bof

Regular Visitor

Credit for this has to Go to Shane Young - with this video - Power Apps Date Time Math - Do calculations for payroll and timesheets - YouTube

I used a field to collate both start time and minutes then end time and minutes and used the following:

With({minutesbetween:
DateDiff(TimeValue('Input - Start Time'.Text),TimeValue('Input - EndTime_2'.Text), Minutes) },
With({minutesleftover: Mod(minutesbetween, 60)},
(minutesbetween - minutesleftover)/60 & ":" &minutesleftover))

this will then give the number of hours difference in a time format e.g 7:25 minutes difference rather than 7.4444

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