# Date - Date = Days open

#### Zoidy

##### New Member
Title says it all really,
I'd like to look at a past date then another date that's more recent then come up with a calculation that tells me the amount of days the action was left open.

So
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
opened date - closed date = days left open before item closed

Thnaks

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Book1
ABCD
1OpenCloseDays opened
27/1/20067/15/200614
3format:
4General
Sheet1

In C1
=(b1-a1)+1

Thanks - easy when you know how

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