#### Date subtraction -How to not show negative when 2nd date not entered

```Hi, I have a section of a worksheet that just needs to show working days
between two dates.
For example, an order was entered on 9/2/07 and complete on 9/15/07

The formula    =NETWORKDAYS(A1, A9) works perfectly except that until the
"completed date" ise filled in, a negative number appears.

Is there a way to have that remain blank until both dates have been entered?

Thanks!

```
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Edward
9/27/2007 12:52:20 PM
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```Hi Edward,

=IF(A9="","",NETWORKDAYS(A1, A9))

--
Pranav Vaidya
VBA Developer
PN, MH-India

"Edward" wrote:

> Hi, I have a section of a worksheet that just needs to show working days
> between two dates.
> For example, an order was entered on 9/2/07 and complete on 9/15/07
>
> The formula    =NETWORKDAYS(A1, A9) works perfectly except that until the
> "completed date" ise filled in, a negative number appears.
>
> Is there a way to have that remain blank until both dates have been entered?
>
> Thanks!
>
>
>
```
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9/27/2007 1:06:02 PM
```=IF(COUNT(A1,A9)=2,NETWORKDAYS(A1, A9),"")
--
David Biddulph

"Edward" <222@333.com> wrote in message
news:ugTJ\$UQAIHA.4656@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
> Hi, I have a section of a worksheet that just needs to show working days
> between two dates.
> For example, an order was entered on 9/2/07 and complete on 9/15/07
>
> The formula    =NETWORKDAYS(A1, A9) works perfectly except that until the
> "completed date" ise filled in, a negative number appears.
>
> Is there a way to have that remain blank until both dates have been
> entered?
>
> Thanks!
>

```
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David
9/27/2007 2:03:54 PM

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