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 use the day duration calculator, start it by entering the date you like to use as starting point for the calculation. You can make use of any date you like however, holiday support is reduced for back in time. In addition to that, you may type the dates in boxes, use the calendar popup window or use the dropdown menus that open if you click in the boxes.
When adding or subtracting days, you simply go into the Add/Subtract dropdown menu, pick 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.
It is possible as well for you 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. But if include only is what chosen, then what will do is include the days that are specified in second menu.
And if you like to include the business days only, you simply need to choose public holidays and weekends and exclude. It is also possible actually to skimp on public holidays or weekend days. Choose the include only and public holidays and weekends if you wish to include weekdays or non working days and public holidays. Including public holidays from the day duration calculator or just weekend days is possible as well. If you don’t like to exclude any days, just choose “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.
Business day duration calculator is providing country specific results for both public holidays and weekends once it is set up.