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Help me with Date time manipulation

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I have a date stamp, let
6/24/2013 9:32:04 PM

i want to deduct 7 hours

and get
6/24/2013 2:32:04 PM

In Business Objects i am using the formula :

= RelativeDate([DateToConvert];-1)------gives me subtraction of 1 day or 24 hours.
7 hours is 0.29 of 1 day and i can use this
= RelativeDate([DateToConvert];-0.29)

but it does not work exactly
So the question is how to deduct hours from the date?
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by:eli411
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then you subtract the hours using this example~!
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Which tool are you using?

Is it Crystal?
Crystal has a DateAdd function

DateAdd("h",-7,{DateField})

Is it WebI?
Try

= RelativeDate([DateToConvert];-7/24)


What doesn't seem to be working?

mlmcc
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by:rfedorov
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Thank you very much
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