Tracking Hours of Effort

I have a column that tracks Actual Start date and a second column that tracks Actual Finish date. I need a formula to track Hours of Effort. Considering each day has 8-hour period, what would be the best formula to add to Hours of Effort column? Thanks!

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  • Genevieve P.
    Genevieve P. Employee Admin
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    Hi Glenn,

    You could use the NETORKDAYS function to count the days from Start to End (not including weekends) then multiply this number by 8 to calculate the hours.

    Try this:

    =(NETWORKDAYS([Actual Start Date]@row, [Actual Finish Date]@row) * 8)

    Keep in mind that the names [in these] must match your column names exactly. Let me know if this works for you!

    Cheers,

    Genevieve

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