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Date Difference

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ranjith
Level 2
Date Difference

 I have a data set with 2 date fields (Format: 2019-02-11 03:39:10)

My aim is to take the difference between the dates (in days) and store it in a separate column. 

I've tried using the date difference formula but it doesn't seem to work. 

 

 

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ranjith
Level 2
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This is now resolved, I had to parse the date before computing the difference in days!

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ranjith
Level 2
Author

This is now resolved, I had to parse the date before computing the difference in days!

ATsao
Dataiker Alumni

Glad to hear that you were able to resolve it yourself! You indeed will want to make sure that your dates are parsed appropriately before using these columns in a prepare recipe for date or time operations. 

majurishi
Level 1

What is the formula for date difference in data iku?

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Jurre
Level 5

diff(date d1, date d2, [string unit]) number

The formula language has a separate entry in the documentation @majurishi , under "other topics" or click this link