#### Time calculation for a givenn period

```Hello everyone,

Please consider the following scenario: I have a set of resource for which
the total resource hours remaining (A1) for a year (Jan to Dec) has been
calculated by subtracting the scheduled hrs. from the total hrs. Lets say I
have project start date as "May 1, 2005' and end date 'April 30, 2006' and
from this I can find the time in hrs between these two dates. Now I have to
find the resource availability for this period. I know the resource
availability for the present year (A1) (that is from May 1 to Dec 31). But I
need to know the resource availability till April 30, 2006. I understand that
I should add the resource availability for this year and resource hrs for the
period Jan to April of 2006. I was wondering whether I can get a formula to
automate it since I will be dealing with many projects which may begin and

KT
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```Hi KT

the networkdays function will give you the number of working days between
two dates (inclusive) - where a working day is considered monday to friday.
So, if you calculated the number of working days between your project start
& finish (or whatever time period is specified) and then subtracted the
number of public holidays, the number of days annual leave etc and then
multiplied the remainder by the number of hours in a "day" you should end up
with the information you want.

information on NETWORKDAYS from help ---

Returns the number of whole working days between start_date and end_date.
Working days exclude weekends and any dates identified in holidays.
If this function is not available, and returns the #NAME? error, install and

the syntax is:
NETWORKDAYS(start_date,end_date,holidays)
-----------
having said that, i would personally suggest investigating MS Project to see
if that is a better fit for your needs than Excel.

--
Cheers
JulieD
check out www.hcts.net.au/tipsandtricks.htm
....well i'm working on it anyway
"KT" <KT@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:2B1256A7-300B-4019-999E-8C751E46750B@microsoft.com...
> Hello everyone,
>
> Please consider the following scenario: I have a set of resource for which
> the total resource hours remaining (A1) for a year (Jan to Dec) has been
> calculated by subtracting the scheduled hrs. from the total hrs. Lets say
> I
> have project start date as "May 1, 2005' and end date 'April 30, 2006' and
> from this I can find the time in hrs between these two dates. Now I have
> to
> find the resource availability for this period. I know the resource
> availability for the present year (A1) (that is from May 1 to Dec 31). But
> I
> need to know the resource availability till April 30, 2006. I understand
> that
> I should add the resource availability for this year and resource hrs for
> the
> period Jan to April of 2006. I was wondering whether I can get a formula
> to
> automate it since I will be dealing with many projects which may begin and
> suggestion
>
> KT

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JulieD1 (2295)
4/27/2005 4:04:44 PM

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