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How to comparing 2 date fields and create a third with the difference

ajdyer2000
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Event_Reported_Time Comment_Date Diff
7/21/2016 7/22/2016 1
7/24/2016 7/29/2016 5
8/16/2016 8/25/2016 9

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sbbadri
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| makeresults | eval Event_Reported_Time="7/21/2016" | eval Comment_Date="7/22/2016" | eval Event_Reported_Time = strptime(Event_Reported_Time,"%m/%d/%Y") | eval Comment_Date = strptime(Comment_Date,"%m/%d/%Y") | eval diff_time = Comment_Date - Event_Reported_Time | eval diff_days = diff_time / 86400

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woodcock
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Like this:

... | foreach * [eval <<FIELD>>_Epoch = strptime(<<FIELD>>, "%m/%d/%Y")]
| eval Diff = (Comment_Date_Epoch - Event_Reported_Time_Epoch) / (60*60*24)
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