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## DateDiff & some maths

Hi all,

Trying to track how long certain processes take within an app.

I can use datediff(created,checked,minutes) and get an answer. I'd like it to be more accurate and count only working minutes (office hours) though.

Any ideas on this, I had an idea, but doesn't seem to be working correctly how I expected (bad maths probably)

Sum(DateDiff(ThisItem.Created,ThisItem.CheckedTime,Minutes)-Sum(Day(ThisItem.CheckedTime)-Day(ThisItem.Created))*14*60)
So my total mins, - number of days between dates x 14 (assuming 10 hour work day) * 60 to convert to mins only problem is i appear to be 20 hours out.

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Helper I

Okay, so my 20 hours out is due to me counting 10 working days for each day of the weekend, rather than excluding these hours completely, so i need a way of removing these.

Super User

Hi @LiamR89

To exclude weekends from the count, you can update the configuration to:

Set(_inclusiveTotalDaysRequested, DateDiff(ThisItem.Created,ThisItem.CheckedTime, Days) + 1);
Set(_numFullWeeks, RoundDown(_inclusiveTotalDaysRequested / 7, 0));
Set(_numFullDaysPartialWeek, _inclusiveTotalDaysRequested - _numFullWeeks * 7);
Concurrent(Set(_startWeekday, Weekday(LeaveStartDatePicker.SelectedDate)), Set(_endWeekday, Weekday(LeaveEndDatePicker.SelectedDate)));
If(_numFullDaysPartialWeek = 6,
If(_startWeekday <= 2, Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 5), Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 4)
),
_numFullDaysPartialWeek = 5,
If(_startWeekday = 2, Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 5), _startWeekday = 1 || _startWeekday = 3 || _startWeekday = 4, Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 4), Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 3)
),
_numFullDaysPartialWeek = 4,
If(_startWeekday = 2 || _startWeekday = 3, Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 4), _startWeekday = 1 || _startWeekday = 4, Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 3), Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 2)
),
_numFullDaysPartialWeek = 3,
If(_startWeekday = 6 || _startWeekday = 7, Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 1), _startWeekday = 1 || _startWeekday = 5, Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 2), Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 3)
),
_numFullDaysPartialWeek = 2,
If(_startWeekday = 7, Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 0), _startWeekday = 1 || _startWeekday = 6, Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 1), Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 2)),
_numFullDaysPartialWeek = 1,
If(_startWeekday = 1 || _startWeekday = 7, Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 0), Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 1)
),
_numFullDaysPartialWeek = 0, Set(_numPartialWeekdays, 0)
);
Set(_workDaysInRequest, _numFullWeeks * 5 + _numPartialWeekdays);

Set(finalOutput, _workDaysInRequest * 14 * 60)

Here, you can use the finalOutput variable as the output.

Hope this Helps!

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