Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here


How to Substract two timestamp field

How to Substract two timestamp field

How to Substract two timestamp field

Hello everyone,
I have in a report two timestamp attribut that I display as Time format. Now, I'd like to substract them by creating either an attribut or a metric.

I tried to create an attribut that does A-B, I got an error when I execute the report. I also tried to create a metric with the ApllyAgg("(#1-#0)",[date 1],^date2]), it didn't work.
Could someone help me?

I'm using MStr 8.0.1  

RE: How to Substract two timestamp field

one way to accomplish this is to create a third attribute using ApplySimple("datediff(minute,#1,#0)",[date1],[date2]).

The "datediff" works on MS-SQL. You may need to use a different syntax, if using a different database.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close