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Returns the number of working hours from the first date to the second date.

Available on Cloud and starting from the eazyBI version 6.5.


  DateDiffWorkhours(from_date, to_date, nonworkdays, businesshours)


MDX expression that returns a date. Starting date, if it is a workday, will be included in the calculation.
MDX expression that returns a date. Date until which to count workdays; this day itself will not be included in calculation even if it is a workday.

Specify a string with non-working day numbers (use 1 for Monday, 2 for Tuesday, 3 for Wednesday, 4 for Thursday, 5 for Friday, 6 for Saturday, and 7 for Sunday).

If Time dimension options are specified then you can use the argument 'default' to take into account these Time dimension non-working days.

businesshoursSpecify a string with business hours (start and end) in 24-h clock time or 12-h clock time.


The following example returns a difference in workhours from the Issue created date until resolution if non-working days are Friday and Saturday and working hours are defined from 9 am to 5 pm (incl). That means if the event happened at 5:59 pm it would still be included.

  DateDiffWorkhours([Issue].get('Created at'),
    [Issue].get('Resolved at'), '56', '9-17')

See also

  • Function DateDiffDays which returns the number of days between two dates.
  • Function DateDiffWorkdays which returns the number of workdays between two dates.