Simple sell date - buy date formula

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Hey all. Trying to do a column equation that shows how long an item has been sitting on a shelf.

Lets call the two columns Sell Date and Buy Date. I'd like to see the amount of days between Sell Date and Buy Date. If I bought inventory on 1/1 and sold it on 1/10, I'd like it to read "9' for "Days on Shelf" column.

What's the best way to do this?

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  • Dale Murphy
    Dale Murphy ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    @Mycelus You could use SmartSheet native functionality and use the column called Duration. You could even show the length of "Days on Shelf" on a Gantt chart.

    Otherwise, I use a formula along the lines of ([Sell Date] - [Buy Date]) regularly. The function NETDAYS is a bit more sophisticated.

    (I recommend activating a Gantt chart and let the SmartSheet functionality manage it. Just beware of vacation and weekend days.) =days

    Cheers,

    dm

  • Mycelus
    Mycelus ✭✭
    edited 12/15/21
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    I was able to do =([Sold Date]@row - [Bought Date]@row) and that did the trick, thank you!

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