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How to normalize the dates and subtract them from each other to get elapsed time?

Path Finder

Hello,

I am trying to normalize the dates on the below fields and subtract them from each other. How would I go about doing that? Is there a way that if there is no termination date, show something that says, Active and employed for X amount of time?

Thanks in advanced!
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Re: How to normalize the dates and subtract them from each other to get elapsed time?

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Try like this:

|eval Terminates Date=if(isnull('Terminate Date'),strftime(now(),"%m/%d/%Y"),'Terminate Date') |eval Days=if(isnotnull('Terminate Date'),round((strptime('Terminate Date',"%m/%d/%Y"))-(strptime('Start Date',"%Y-%m-%d")))/86400,"Active and employeed for ".(round((strptime('Terminates Date',"%m/%d/%Y"))-(strptime('Start Date',"%Y-%m-%d")))/86400)." Days")
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Re: How to normalize the dates and subtract them from each other to get elapsed time?

Path Finder

nice! How would I make sure both the Terminate and Start date are shown in the same format? For instance XX-XX-XXXX?

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Re: How to normalize the dates and subtract them from each other to get elapsed time?

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like this i.e. first converting time into epoch and then set format using strftime

...|eval Start Date=strftime(strptime('Start Date',"%Y-%m-%d"),"%m-%d-%Y"),
Terminate Date=strftime(strptime('Terminate Date',"%m/%d/%Y"),"%m-%d-%Y")
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Re: How to normalize the dates and subtract them from each other to get elapsed time?

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please accept the answer if it resolves your query.

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