DateOverlapsQ

DateOverlapsQ[date1,date2]

returns True if the calendar dates date1 and date2 overlap, and False otherwise.

Details

  • In DateOverlapsQ[date1,date2], both date1 and date2 should be specified as DateObject expressions of any calendar granularity.
  • DateOverlapsQ accepts lists of dates in both arguments, effectively calling Outer on the input lists.
  • DateOverlapsQ returns True if there is any intersection in the time period represented by date1 and date2.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

Now and Today are overlapping:

But Now and Yesterday are not:

Test whether a given week overlaps with January 2017:

Scope  (3)

Test whether a date overlaps several different dates:

Test whether several dates overlap a given date:

Test for overlaps of several dates against several other dates:

Properties & Relations  (3)

DateOverlapsQ returns True if any part of the dates are overlapping:

DateWithinQ will return True only if date2 is entirely contained within date1:

If two dates overlap, their difference will be zero of the largest calendar granularity:

If two date objects overlap, they cannot be compared:

Wolfram Research (2017), DateOverlapsQ, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DateOverlapsQ.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2017), DateOverlapsQ, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DateOverlapsQ.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_dateoverlapsq, author="Wolfram Research", title="{DateOverlapsQ}", year="2017", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DateOverlapsQ.html}", note=[Accessed: 20-October-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_dateoverlapsq, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={DateOverlapsQ}, year={2017}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DateOverlapsQ.html}, note=[Accessed: 20-October-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2017. "DateOverlapsQ." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DateOverlapsQ.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2017). DateOverlapsQ. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DateOverlapsQ.html