AddHours (PQL)

Returns a date-time value that is the number of hours prior to or after the specified date-time value.

  • Returned Output: Date-Time
  • Library: PQL \ Common \ Date-Time
  • Version: 2018.00.000
  • Compatibility:
    • Can be combined with and other PQL function throughout the application.
    • It CANNOT be used with MDX or VBA functions. But it can be used on MDX-based content in other parts of the application.


AddHours( <Date-Time> , <Hour Integer> )

* Click on the function's arguments above for more details on the input values.

  • The date time value can be any element that resolves to a date-time value.
  • Use a positive hour integer to count hours forward from the given date, in order to return a date-time after the given date-time.
  • Use negative hour integers to return a specified date-timeprior to the given date-time.


This example adds 2 hours to the current date "2019-Apr-08 14:35:00.2" - returning April 8 2019, 16:35:00.2

AddHours( dateTime(), 2 )

If the figure had been set to "-25" the result would have been April 7 2019, 13:35:00.2