Using variables to calculate ordinal dates

Apr 28, 2014

Hi all,

I'm working on a project for our management staff to create a timeline for their employees' review periods. I want the supervisor/manager to be able to enter the month/day/year of the start of the review period, and turn that day into an ordinal day (1-365 or 1-366 on leap years) to calculate the quarters of the review period. Ex. supervisor lists 1/1/2014 as start of review, the four quarters are calculated at 4/1/14, 7/1/14, and 10/1/14 respectively. 

I know that once I have the ordinal number, I can just use variables to add 90 to the result for the quarters. My issue is converting the date to that ordinal number. Any suggestions?



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