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## get month

If I have two dates 02/21/2017 & 01/26/2018, how could I get the number of months between these two dates?

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MVP

## Re: get month

I prefer to define a MonthSequence field in my master calendar.

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Year(calDate) * 12 + Month(calDate) as MonthSequence,

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In that case difference in months is simply the difference of the two month sequences.

If you want to do this in an expression, then you can do something similar

=(Year(date1) * 12 + Month(date1)) - (Year(date2) * 12 + Month(date2))

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Contributor III

## Re: get month

Hi Wanyun,

You can use below expression to get number of months between these two dates.

=Round((date#(01/26/2018) - date#(02/21/2017))/30,0)

Regards,

Akshaya

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Valued Contributor III

## Re: get month

May be:

Interval(End_Date-Start_Date,'MM')

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Contributor II

## Re: get month

FLOOR(INTERVAL(DATE(DATE#('01/26/2018','MM/DD/YYYY'),'DD/MM/YYYY')-DATE(DATE#('02/21/2017','MM/DD/YYYY'),'DD/MM/YYYY'),'D hh:mm')/30)

MVP

## Re: get month

I prefer to define a MonthSequence field in my master calendar.

...

Year(calDate) * 12 + Month(calDate) as MonthSequence,

...

In that case difference in months is simply the difference of the two month sequences.

If you want to do this in an expression, then you can do something similar

=(Year(date1) * 12 + Month(date1)) - (Year(date2) * 12 + Month(date2))