Represents the difference between two DateTimes. This value can be negative. It is stored as a 64-bit integer. The integer value is the number of milliseconds during the duration.
The following are examples of durations:
This example shows how to calculate the difference between two DateTimes. It requires that you define the following variables.
This example is run on a computer with the Current Format in the Regional and Language Options set to English (United States).
DateTime1 := CREATEDATETIME(010109D, 080000T); // January 1, 2009 at 08:00:00 AM DateTime2 := CREATEDATETIME(050509D, 133001T); // May 5, 2009 at 1:30:01 PM Duration := DateTime2 - DateTime1; MESSAGE(FORMAT(Duration));
The message window displays the following:
124 days 4 hours 30 minutes 1 second