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DATE - NUMBER (of) DAYS (- Operator)

The DATE - NUMBER (of) DAYS operator calculates a new date value by subtracting the number of days from a DATE you specify.

The DATE - DAYS operator works with a date value, which can be a date expression, a Date variable, or the result of a function that returns a date. The number of days to be subtracted can be a number value, which can be a number expression, a Number variable, or the result of a function that returns a number.

Operator Description After you drag and drop the operator into the script tab: Expression returns:
DATE - NUMBER (of) DAYS     ⟦Date⟧ -  ⟦Number⟧ DAYS Replace ⟦DATE⟧ placeholder with the date value you want to subtract from. Replace ⟦Number⟧ placeholder with the number value you want to subtract. A DATE value.

Example

The expression 'DATEOF(11,20,2020) - 3 DAYS' results in the date value 11/17/2020.