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Old 04-23-2013, 10:03 AM   #1
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Custom Column - Days_Between

Good morning I need help creating a custom column. I have tried and I just can't make it work.

I have a column:
Lookup name: releasedate
Column heading: Release-Date
Column Type: Date

This column is a manually entered date for expected publication date.

What I would like is a custom column for days between calculating the days between today and releasedate. I know there is a function today(), and a function days_between but I can't figure out how to use them. I also can't figure out if I need to create a separate custom column for today first.

Someone please help. Thank you.
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:07 AM   #2
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Create a custom column "built from other columns". Assuming that #releasedate is in the future and that you want to see a positive number, using template program mode the template for the new column is
Code:
{#releasedate:'days_between($, today())'}
Using general program mode the template is
Code:
program: days_between(field('#releasedate'), today())
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Old 04-23-2013, 01:02 PM   #3
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Thank you. worked like a charm
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