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Business day date list builder

This is a quick way to build a list of dates which may or may not eliminate weekends or holidays.

This is a quick way to build a list of dates which may or may not eliminate weekends or holidays. By providing a little bit more lookup code, you can provide an annual holiday list. One extra feature of using this list is you can perform a "no math" business day calculation by adding a @Elements() around one of the desired return values. The prompts provided are only used to show the returns -- substitute field variables for use.

  
REM "Use the following syntax for 
field substitution."; 
REM "tDateRange := @Date
(@TextToTime(@Text(StartDateDt) 
+ \"-\" + 
@Text(EndDateDt)))"; 
tDateRange := @Date([01/01/2004 - 
12/31/2004]); 
tHolidayList := "01/01/2004":
"01/19/2004":"02/16/2004":"04/09/2004":
"05/31/2004
":"07/05/2004":"09/06/2004":"11/25/2004":
"12/24/2004"; 
tDateList := @If(tDateRange = ""; ""; 
@Date(@TextToTime(@Explode
(tDateRange)))); 
tWeekday := @Text(@Weekday(tDateList)); 
tWkDayDate := tWeekday + "^" + 
@Text(tDateList); 
tSats := @Right(tWkDayDate; "7^"); 
tSuns := @Right(tWkDayDate; "1^"); 
tList := @Trim(@ReplaceSubstring
(@Text(tDateList); tSats : tSuns; "")); 
tDays := @Trim(@Replace(tList; 
tHolidayList; "")); 
@Prompt([OKCANCELLIST]; "Date Range";
 "Date Range to be used : " + @Text
(tDateRange); ""; @Text(tDateList)); 
@Prompt([OKCANCELLIST]; "Weekdays"; 
"Listed dates without weekends."; ""; 
tList); 
@Prompt([OKCANCELLIST]; "Business Days";
 "Listed weekdays without holidays : " 
+ @Implode(tHolidayList; ", "); ""; tDays)

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