Many businesses are using day duration calculator which is actually just an extension of date calculator which enables the user to exclude public holidays or weekends when subtracting or adding specific number of days from your choice of date.
To use the day duration calculator, start it by entering the date you like to use as starting point for the calculation. However, you can make use of any date that you want but holiday support is reduced for back in time. You can also type the dates in boxes, use the calendar popup window or use the dropdown menus that open if you click in the boxes.
When adding or subtracting days, you simply go into the Add/Subtract dropdown menu, pick to subtract or add days or from the start date and then, enter the number of days in the days field. In order to execute multiple additions or subtractions by using the same start date, you may enter a number of digits in the field and use comma or space to separate them.
In fact, you can even subtract or add the same number of days multiple times. To specify what days must be included in the calculation, you should check the dropdown menus entitled days in results. In the event that in the first menu, you’ve chosen exclude, the day duration calculator will then include all days except for the ones specified in second menu. But if include only is what chosen, then what will do is include the days that are specified in second menu.
And to be able to include the business days only, choose public holidays and weekends and exclude. It is also possible actually to skimp on public holidays or weekend days. If you would want to include weekdays or non working days as well as public holidays, then just pick include only and public holidays and weekends. It’s possible as well for you to include public holidays from the day duration calculator or just weekend days. If you don’t like to exclude any days, just choose “Include”/”All days” or “Exclude”/”No days”.
And as soon as you hit enter, the result from your day duration calculator is displayed on the same page. The result of calculation will be shown on the left side along with the summary of search query while the right half is providing additional info like the number of calendar days between start as well as end dates, number of skipped days if you’ve opted to exclude holidays, weekends or workdays, details of the skipped days and so forth.
Business day duration calculator is providing country specific results for both public holidays and weekends once it is set up.