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finding time elapsed between two dates [message #352512] Wed, 08 October 2008 02:16 Go to next message
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Hello everyone,

I am trying to subtract two dates in the format 'DD/MM/YYYY HH24:MI' to find the time elapsed between the two. In fact these dates are login and logout times for which the date part ('DD/MM/YYYY') are obviously the same for both, e.g '08/10/2008 11:10 A.M' for login and '08/10/2008 11:30 A.M' for logout.
What I intend to do is calculate the time in hours and minutes elapsed between login and logout. I'm merely subtracting logout from login time but it's the output of this operation that I'm not being able to present in Hours and Minutes.

could someone help on this please.

Re: finding time elapsed between two dates [message #352514 is a reply to message #352512] Wed, 08 October 2008 02:33 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Please search BEFORE posting:
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Re: finding time elapsed between two dates [message #352520 is a reply to message #352512] Wed, 08 October 2008 02:51 Go to previous message
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Or use Extract keyword

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