How to use the Excel WORKDAY function

In this article, we will learn about how to use the WORKDAY function in Excel.

The WORKDAY function takes a start_date and returns a date with days added to the start_date

=WORKDAY (start_date, days, [holidays])

In simple words you can add days to a date and the date which comes out gets check with weekends and holidays. If the output date is either on weekends or holidays it gets shifted by plus one unless a day comes which we call workday.

Let’s understand this function using it an example.
Use the formula


Now we will add holidays with weekends.
Use the formula


A7 : holiday
As you can see the holiday on 2/5/2018. So the result output results in 2/6/2018.
Hope you understood how to use the WORKDAY function in Excel. Explore more articles on Excel DATE & TIME function here. Please feel free to state your query or feedback for the above article.

Popular Articles:

How to use the VLOOKUP Function in Excel

How to use the COUNTIF function in Excel 2016

How to Use SUMIF Function in Excel

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Terms and Conditions of use

The applications/code on this site are distributed as is and without warranties or liability. In no event shall the owner of the copyrights, or the authors of the applications/code be liable for any loss of profit, any problems or any damage resulting from the use or evaluation of the applications/code.