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OneDayBack(input)

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Darrin Morton, Neocode Software
http://www.neocodesoftware.com

find latest non weekend date before input date

Sample Input:
OneDayBack(29/07/2013)
Sample Output:
26/07/2013


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Description:

Finds the most previous non-weekend date to input date. For example:

1. Given input date of Wed Jul 24, 2013 will return Tue Jul 23, 2013.

2. Given input date of Monday Jul 29, 2013 will return date of Fri Jul 26, 2013

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

Discuss:

You do not need $ variables and it's better to not use them in this case. Try:

Case (
DayOfWeek ( input ) = 2 ; date - 3 ;
DayOfWeek ( input ) = 1 ; date - 2 ;
date - 1
)

Daniele Raybaudi, Rome
August 02, 2013 2:18pm

once again daniele is right, with a minor tweak, i have revised to correct, works great

Darrin Morton, Victoria, BC
August 02, 2013 2:40pm

Another formula, same result:

input - 1 - Choose ( DayOfWeek ( input ) - 1 ; 1 ; 2 )

Daniele Raybaudi, Rome
August 03, 2013 2:22am

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