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Calculating Duration without weekends.



Currently my organization has calculated fields that display the duration in days of a step in one of our processes based on custom fields for Step Start Date and Step End Date. I was wondering if there was a way to figure it out using only weekdays? If the process started on a Friday and ended the following Wednesday, I want it to display 3 business days as opposed to 5 total days.


Thanks in advance for any help,



In case if your requirment is just to calculate the number of Saturdays and Sundays between two dates then try the following:-

Subtract the one date from the other and divide by 7. That gives you whole weeks for which there is one each Saturday and Sunday. If the start date  is a Sunday or end Date is a Saturday but not both then add one to the previous result.

You may not be able to find out if a Date falls on a Sunday or saturday, but I think your atctivity will not start or end on weekend , hence it can work for you.

In case it is the other way round you can have a small invisible VF widget which does this for you in the backgroup and updates the respective field.

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