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Number of Work Days
Use NETWORKDAYS to count the number of work days between two dates
Create a custom function in VBA to handle odd situations

 
Q: I need to calculate the number of work days between two dates. I understand the NETWORKDAYS function allows me to calculate Monday thru Friday, but we also work on Saturdays. How can I count the number of days between two dates, but exclude all of the Sundays only?
   
A: Very good question. Yes, you can use NETWORKDAYS if you only need to worry about excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and a list of holidays. However, if you have a custom requirement like yours, you'll need to write your own function using VBA. Here is the function I wrote.

Note that in the video, the end of the first line of code says "as Date" but it should be "as Long". It works fine in both cases, but you should return a Long instead of a Date value.
 
 

Public Function MyWorkDays(D1 As Date, D2 As Date) As Long
  DayCount = 0
  For X = D1 To D2
    D = Weekday(X) '1=sun, 7=sat
    If D <> 1 Then DayCount = DayCount + 1
  Next X
  MyWorkDays = DayCount
End Function

   
 

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