FYI: You can use Windows Calculator to calculate dates with ease

Windows Calculator is one app that almost every Windows 10 user has used over the years. The app does allow users to a lot more than just simple mathematical calculations.

One of the handy features that Calculator has is the ability to perfectly calculate days or the difference between dates. We all have been in a situation where we need to know the date after X number of days and we sit and count patiently. Well in that scenario you can easily use Windows Calculator and here’s how you can use it in the future:

  • Open Start Menu and search for Calculator.
  • Open Calculator and click on the hamburger menu on the top.
  • Now select Date Calculation from the menu.

Once you get inside the Date Calculation option, you will see two options- Difference between dates, Add and subtract dates. The first option will allow you to find the difference between two dates. For instance, you want to know the number of days between 1st March and today (i.e. 12th March) then you can use the first option.

The second option will allow you to add or subtract days from a particular date. For instance, if you want to know what will be the date 100 days from today (i.e. 12th March) then you can use this option to add 100 days. Similarly, you can use this option to subtract days.

This is certainly not a big feature or the one that gets the most attention but this is one feature you might miss if it’s not there. Not everyone will use date calculator regularly but it should be helpful for professionals who deal with a lot of dates like lawyers or accountants. For others, it might be a good feature to use next time you decide to plan that vacation with your friends.

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