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DateRange ( StartDate ; EndDate ; RangeLimit )

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Andrew Persons, Excelisys

Creates a multi-key field containing a range of dates.

Sample Input:
DateRange ( "1/1/2005" ; "1/5/2005" ; 10 )
Sample Output:

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Takes a start date and an end date and creates a text multikey field containing a list of all the dates in that range, inclusive.

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In my experience this function only works if you replace all StartDate references with getasdate(StartDate), and replace all occurrences of EndDate with getasdate(EndDate)

(Both Mac/PC and FM9-11)

Jerry Salem, Fort Washington PA
March 23, 2011 10:16am

I have 2 form in 1st form there is Start date and end date
and second form has a date
I want to enter start date and end date and find the date in second table and find the appropate record of that date

Thank you

Kan, New York
March 27, 2014 7:23am

This custom function does not work (at least for me), it would be great if someone could revamp it for version 16.

Troy Thomas, Australia
November 05, 2017 7:25am

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