Date Calculator

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The Date Calculator is a pop-up interactive tool available from a context menu when you point the mouse over any date or time window field. It is also available from the ScratchPad menu.

Field

Description

Time

The inputs and result will be in time.

Date

The inputs and result will be in simple date.

Date and Time

The inputs and result will be in combination date and time.

First Value

Date or time or both being entered as the first value.

+

To add a value.

-

To subtract a value.

Second Value

Quantity of units to add or subtract from the first entered date, or the date or time or both as the second value.

Mins

Calculate or result in minutes.

Hours

Calculate or result in hours.

Days

Calculate or result in days.

Weeks

Calculate or result in weeks.

Months

Calculate or result in months.

Quarters

Calculate or result in financial quarters.

Years

Calculate or result in years.

Between dates or times

Check this option to calculate the difference between two dates or times. (this is often forced by the context).

Use calendar

Select this option to calculate (only in days) using the buy or make system calendar.

Buy

User the purchasing or Buy calendar.

Make

User the manufacturing or Make calendar.

Memory

Indicates a value in memory.

Result

The result of the calculation. Click = to log a particular calculation. If the calculator is operating interactively with an enterable field, click Apply to paste the result into the field.

Button

Action

C

Clear all.

Today

To enter today's date into the entry box you were last in.

=

Show and log the result of calculation.

MC

Clear memory.

MR

Memory recall.

MS

Save current result or entry into the memory.

Close

Close the calculator without passing the result.

Copy

To copy the current result to the Clipboard.

Apply

Apply result and close the calculator, if permitted.

The window has two tab panes.

Log

Extras

Log

A log of calculations made in this session.

Field

Description

Log

A log of the completed calculations during this working session.

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Extras

Extra values associated with the result date.

Field

Description

Week of Quarter

The week number of the financial quarter of the result date.

Day of Quarter

The day of the financial quarter of the result date.

Quarter in Year

The financial quarter of the year of the result date.

Day of Year

The day of the year of the result date.

Week of Month

The week number of the month of the result date.

ISO Week in Year

The ISO 8601 week number of the year of the result date.

Week in Year

The week number of the year of the result date. 1 Jan being the first day of week 1.

Day of Week

The day of the week of the result date.

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Compiled in Program Version 3.10. Help data last modified 26 MAY 2004 15:11. Class wCalcDate last modified 7 JUL 2009 04:22:26.

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