Age ( date )
Simple but eefective calculation of years since a certain date
Average rating: 4.1 (28 votes) Log in to vote
Birthdaydate with a value of 5-3-1969 in my case
Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)
Just looks at the current day of the year, if its past the day of the year of the given date the years passed is the current year minus the given year else it's a year less
George, Sydney, Australia
Mar 20, 2012
|Sorry, but this fails when the start year is a leap year and the current year is not a leap year. Sometimes simple is not necessarily effective ;)|
Kieren MacMillan, Toronto
Mar 21, 2012
A totally accurate and yet very simple way is demonstrated in my YearsAsInteger function (http://www.briandunning.com/cf/79).
Hope this helps!
Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.