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In my expression builder i am creating a Field called ageing as

Ageing:  [TblAfterCompare]![BIRTHDATEAS] - [TblAfterCompare]![AmendDate]

Birthdate is always earlier or = to Amend Date
But i want the result to give only the count of Business Days (excluding saturdays and sundays), how do i modify it ?
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by:rockiroads
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There is this
http://www.mvps.org/access/datetime/date0006.htm
but do you also want to consider public holidays?
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by:siva_iaf
ID: 24146996
I need to exclude only the Saturday and Sundays..
Moreover this is giving a Code which i dont wish as I want to have it in a Expression builder in a Query Design Grid.
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by:rockiroads
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Problem with msaccess sql, unlike other sql like t-sql (sql server), you cant do more programmatic stuff. Using the first function in that link, you save it to a module (ensure module name not the same as function name) then can use it in a query

select WorkingDays(BirthdateAs, AmendDate) AS MyDiffDate



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by:rockiroads
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Ageing: WorkingDays(BirthdateAs, AmendDate)
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by:siva_iaf
ID: 24147130
In the code below..I want it to update in TableA Field Name Ageing...on running this query..

I have saved the below mentioend query as Module1.
On Error GoTo Err_WorkingDays
 
Dim intCount As Integer
 
'StartDate = StartDate + 1
'If you want to count the day of StartDate as the 1st day
'Comment out the line above
 
intCount = 0
Do While BirthDate <= AmendDate
'Make the above < and not <= to not count the EndDate
 
Select Case Weekday(BirthDate)
Case Is = 1, 7
intCount = intCount
Case Is = 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
intCount = intCount + 1
End Select
BirthDate = BirthDate + 1
Loop
Ageing = intCount
 
Exit_WorkingDays:
Exit Function
 
Err_WorkingDays:
Select Case Err
 
Case Else
MsgBox Err.Description
Resume Exit_WorkingDays
End Select
 
End Function

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rockiroads earned 2000 total points
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u can use it in a update statement like thos

update mytable
set myfield = workingdays(somedate, someotherdate)
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Thanks
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