diffdays

Sarah sarahr at genesearch.com.au
Wed Jul 17 17:34:01 EDT 2002


You have entered a SHORT date for DateA but then the conversion is done 
from a LONG date. Change the first convert line to say "from system 
short date" or "from short date" and it should work fine.

Sarah

On Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at 03:42  PM, sims wrote:

> What is the best way if the date is much earlier?
>
> If I do the following, I get only 730 days:
>
>
> on mouseUp
>   put "7/17/1900" into DateA
>   convert DateA from system long date to seconds
>   put "7/17/2002" into DateB
>   convert DateB from short date to seconds
>   put DateA - DateB into diff
>   divide diff by 86400 -- No of seconds in 1 day
>   if char 1 of diff = "-" then delete char 1 of diff
>   put diff
> end mouseUp
>
>
> sims
>
>
>
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>  put "dinsdag, 9 juli 2002" into DateA
>>  convert DateA from system long date to seconds
>>  put "7/17/02" into DateB
>>  convert DateB from short date to seconds
>>  put DateA - DateB into diff
>>  divide diff by 86400 -- No of seconds in 1 day
>>  if char 1 of diff = "-" then delete char 1 of diff
>>  put diff
>> end mouseUp
>
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