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years(startDate, endDate)


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years(startDate, endDate)

returns the Number of whole years that elapsed between startDate and endDate. If endDate is earlier than startDate then the result is negative.

If $DateA is 3 January 2016 and $DateB is 9 January 2018, then:

$MyNumber = years($DateA,$DateB); 

sets $MyNumber to 2.