Delete rows based on X "network" days old

Hi,

I have a spreadsheet with a date in column G.

I want to delete every row where that date is less than 9 network days old.

In other words, what I want left are only rows where that date is more than 8 network days old.

Thanks in advance,

swjtx99
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Russ SuterCommented:
Deleting rows older than 8 calendar days is simple enough but what is a "network day"?
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swjtx99Author Commented:
Hi Russ,

Network day is a Workday. I do not want the 8 days to include weekends.

Thanks,

swjtx99
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Russ SuterCommented:
Ah, gotcha.

You can use the NETWORKDAYS() Excel function for this.

=NETWORKDAYS(A1, TODAY()) -- where cell A1 contains the date you want to check against.
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swjtx99Author Commented:
Hi Russ,

Yes but I need a VBA solution as it's a step I want done in a macro.

Thanks,

swjtx99
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Russ SuterCommented:
Function GetWorkDays(StartDate As Long, EndDate As Long) As Long
' returns the count of days between StartDate - EndDate minus Saturdays and Sundays
Dim d As Long, dCount As Long
    For d = StartDate To EndDate
        If WeekDay(d, vbMonday) < 6 Then
            dCount = dCount + 1
        End If
    Next d
    GetWorkDays = dCount
End Function

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The only thing is this function won't count holidays
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swjtx99Author Commented:
Hi Russ,

Looks like it is counting days but I don't see where it's looking at Column G or deleting anything?

I found this on a different thread which looks like what I'm trying to do except it's not working and I haven't figured out why.

Dim lstRow As Long, Idx As Long
lstRow = Range("G" & Cells.Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
For Idx = lstRow To 1 Step -1 ' change 1 to the first row with dates
    If Cells(Idx, 1) < Application.WorksheetFunction.WorkDay(Date, -8) Then
        Cells(Idx, 1).EntireRow.Delete
    End If

Thanks,

swjtx99
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Glenn RayExcel VBA DeveloperCommented:
Two things:
1) The code you just posted isn't using the correct argument for today's date ("Date" instead of "Now()") in order to calculate the number of net workdays.  
2) The code is using column G to determine the number of rows, but is testing cells in column A ( Cells(Idx, 1) ).
Revise the code to this:
    Dim lstRow As Long, Idx As Long
    lstRow = Range("G" & Cells.Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
    For Idx = lstRow To 1 Step -1 ' change 1 to the first row with dates
        If Cells(Idx, 7) < Application.WorksheetFunction.WorkDay(Now(), -8) Then
            Cells(Idx, 7).EntireRow.Delete
        End If
    Next Idx

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Regards,
-Glenn
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swjtx99Author Commented:
Hi Glenn,

Thanks! I was almost there realizing it was looking at Column A. Appreciate the help!

Regards,

swjtx99
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