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isciberras
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Creator

Calculating time difference between date and time stamps

Hi,

I am having an issue with a combined  date and time stamp.

Basically all I want to do is calculate (In hours) the time difference between a start day&time stamp and the end of the day&time stamp. 

All start and end times are differentiated by a reference number. 

I researched in the Qlik community and tried different solutions however, even when QlikView returns a result it will still return a number which is not the correct amount of hours between a start and an end time. 

 

I attached an example of what I am trying to achieve 

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rubenmarin

Hi, Timestamp#() is used to tell the format of the timestamp that is being readed, so in this case it should be 'DD/MM/YYYY hh:mm' (note that time letters are lowercase: MM for months, mm for minutes), so the final table shoud be:

Main:
load
*,
  interval(Timestamp#([End Date],'DD/MM/YYYY hh:mm') - Timestamp#([Start Date],'DD/MM/YYYY hh:mm'),'hh:mm') as [Time difference]
  
  Resident
Staging;

 

Brett_Bleess
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Brett

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