Calculate Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA. Most of the time we wanted find differences of two dates. It’s a very common and regular excercise in Excel and VBA when dealing with dates. We can find this using Excel VBA DateDiff function. In order to calculate we need start date and end date. It returns an integer value as a result. We use Excel DateDif function in Excel to perform same task.
Let us see the macro to calculate Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA.
'Calculate Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA 'Calculate Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA Sub VBA_Calculate_Difference_Between_Two_Dates() 'Variable declaration Dim sDate As Date, eDate As Date Dim iValue As Integer 'Start Date sDate = "10-Jan-2020" 'End Date eDate = "25-May-2020" iValue = DateDiff("d", sDate, eDate) 'Display output on the screen MsgBox "The Difference Between two Dates in days : " & iValue, vbInformation, "Difference Between two Dates in Days" End Sub
Here is the output screenshot of above mcaro.
Here is the function to find difference between two days in Excel VBA. Where StartDate and EndDate are two dates to select dates from the range on the worksheet.
'Function to get Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA Function VBA_Calculate_Difference_Between_Two_Dates(StartDate As Range, EndDate As Range) 'Calculate Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA VBA_Calculate_Difference_Between_Two_Dates = DateDiff("d", StartDate, EndDate) End Function
Output:Here is the screenshot for your reference for the above function.
Here are the instructions to use above macro in Visual basic editor.
- Open Visual Basic Editor(VBE) by clicking Alt +F11
- Goto code window by clicking F7
- Copy above specified macro or procedure
- Paste above copied code in code window
- Run macro by clicking F5 or Run command
- You can see ouput on the screen
- Find above specified output screenshot.
We have used Date and DateDiff VBA functions. Click on below specified links to learn more about VBA functions.