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Calculate difference between two dates(number of days)? (10)

Assuming StartDate and EndDate are of type DateTime:

(EndDate - StartDate).TotalDays

I see that this question has been answered for Java, JavaScript, and PHP, but not C#. So, how might one calculate the number of days between two dates in C#?


First declare a class that will return later:

public void date()
{
    Datetime startdate;
    Datetime enddate;
    Timespan remaindate;

    startdate = DateTime.Parse(txtstartdate.Text).Date;
    enddate = DateTime.Parse(txtenddate.Text).Date;

    remaindate = enddate - startdate;

    if (remaindate != null)
    {
        lblmsg.Text = "you have left with " + remaindate.TotalDays + "days.";
    }
    else
    {
        lblmsg.Text = "correct your code again.";
    }
}

protected void btncal_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    date();
}

Use a button control to call the above class. Here is an example:


For beginners like me that will stumble upon this tiny problem, in a simple line, with sample conversion to int:

int totalDays = Convert.ToInt32((DateTime.UtcNow.Date - myDateTime.Date).TotalDays);

This calculates the total days from today (DateTime.UtcNow.Date) to a desired date (myDateTime.Date).

If myDateTime is yesterday, or older date than today, this will give a positive (+) integer result.

On the other side, if the myDateTime is tomorrow or on the future date, this will give a negative (-) integer result due to rules of addition.

Happy coding! ^_^


Get the difference between the two dates and then get the days from:

int total_days = (EndDate - StartDate).TotalDays

In case someone wants numer of whole days as a double (a, b of type DateTime):

 (a.Date - b.Date).TotalDays

The top answer is correct, however if you would like only WHOLE days as an int and are happy to forgo the time component of the date then consider:

(EndDate.Date - StartDate.Date).Days

Again assuming StartDate and EndDate are of type DateTime.


Using a timespan would solve the problems as it has many attributes:

DateTime strt_date = DateTime.Now;
DateTime end_date = Convert.ToDateTime("10/1/2017 23:59:59");
//DateTime add_days = end_date.AddDays(1);
TimeSpan nod = (end_date - strt_date);
Console.WriteLine(strt_date + "" + end_date + "" + "" + nod.TotalHours + "");
Console.ReadKey();

You can try this

EndDate.Date.Subtract(DateTime.Now.Date).Days

// Difference in days, hours, and minutes.

TimeSpan ts = EndDate - StartDate;

// Difference in days.

int differenceInDays = ts.Days; // This is in int
double differenceInDays= ts.TotalDays; // This is in double

// Difference in Hours.
int differenceInHours = ts.Hours; // This is in int
double differenceInHours= ts.TotalHours; // This is in double

// Difference in Minutes.
int differenceInMinutes = ts.Minutes; // This is in int
double differenceInMinutes= ts.TotalMinutes; // This is in double

You can also get the difference in seconds, milliseconds and ticks.


DateTime xmas = new DateTime(2009, 12, 25);
double daysUntilChristmas = xmas.Subtract(DateTime.Today).TotalDays;




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