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I am developing an Access application using Access 2003. Is there a routine/function to calcuate the number of business days between 2 dates?

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I am developing an Access application using Access 2003.

In my application, I perform an age calculation based on the difference between 2 date fields.

Is there a routine/function to calcuate the number of business days between 2 dates?

I am trying to avoid counting weekends and holidays.
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Access MVP) earned 300 total points
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See these links:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/210064

http://www.mvps.org/access/datetime/date0006.htm

You will need to have a Holiday table (among other things) related to your specific needs.

This might help you with the holiday part.  Also not the posts by cactus_data.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Development/MS_Access/Q_23477598.html#a21767207

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I remember doing this for an international bank that had to find dates when banking institutions were open on the same day in all the countries involved in a transaction. We had lists of holidays by country. Who knew that some countries are closed on every full moon?

We have a commercial VBA module source code library, Total
Visual SourceBook, that has as one of its classes, Business Day Math: http://www.fmsinc.com/microsoftaccess/modules/code/general_vba_vb6_date_and_time_cbusinessdatestable.htm

There are related Date/Time functions here which are free: http://www.fmsinc.com/Products/sourcebook/SampleCode.htm
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