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WORKDAY: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use WORKDAY in Google Sheets?

The WORKDAY function in Google Sheets can be used to calculate the number of days between two dates. The function takes into account weekends and holidays, and can return the number of days, workdays, or total days. To use the function, enter the following into a cell: =WORKDAY(start_date,end_date,holiday_date) The start_date is the date from which you want to calculate the number of days, the end_date is the date to which you want to calculate the number of days, and the holiday_date is the date of the holiday. If you do not include the holiday_date, the function will use the current date as the holiday.

What is the syntax of WORKDAY in Google Sheets?

The syntax of WORKDAY in Google Sheets is as follows:

=WORKDAY(start_date,end_date,holiday_date)

start_date - The date on which the workday calculation should start.

end_date - The date on which the workday calculation should end.

holiday_date - The date on which the workday calculation should exclude.

What is an example of how to use WORKDAY in Google Sheets?

The WORKDAY function in Google Sheets calculates the number of days between two dates, excluding weekends and holidays. The function takes a date in cell A1 and a number of days in cell B1 as arguments. The function will return the number of days between the two dates, excluding weekends and holidays. For example, if you want to know how many days are left until your next birthday, you can use the WORKDAY function to calculate the number of days between your current date and your birthday.

When should you not use WORKDAY in Google Sheets?

There are a few occasions when you might not want to use the WORKDAY function in Google Sheets. For example, if you are trying to calculate the number of days between two dates and one of the dates is a holiday, you will need to use a different function, such as DAYS360. Additionally, if you are trying to calculate the number of work days between two dates, and one of the dates is a weekend, you will need to use a different function, such as DAYS.

What are some similar formulae to WORKDAY in Google Sheets?

The WORKDAY function in Google Sheets returns the date that is the number of working days before or after a given date. The function has the following syntax:

WORKDAY(start_date, number_of_days, weekends)

The start_date is the date that you want to calculate the number of working days for. The number_of_days is the number of days you want to count. The weekends argument is either TRUE or FALSE and determines whether weekends are counted as working days or not.

Some similar formulae to WORKDAY are as follows:

NETWORKDAYS() counts the number of working days between two dates, excluding weekends and holidays. The function has the following syntax:

NETWORKDAYS(start_date, end_date, holidays)

The start_date and end_date arguments are the dates you want to calculate the number of working days for. The holidays argument is a list of dates that are considered holidays.

WEEKDAY() returns the day of the week for a given date. The function has the following syntax:

WEEKDAY(date)

The date argument is the date you want to calculate the day of the week for.

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