How to calculate date/time overlap in days or hours in Excel?

Supposing there are some date ranges recorded in a sheet, and now you want to calculate how many days or hours of those date ranges overlap with a specific date range as below screenshot shown. Except to compare date ranges and calculate one by one, here in this article, I introduce a formula to quickly solve this task in Excel.
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Calculate date/time overlap with formula

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Select a blank cell that you want to place the calculated result, enter this formula =MAX(MIN($G$2,C2)-MAX($G$1,B2)+1,0), and drag auto fill handle down to fill this formula to other cells. See screenshot:
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This formula also can calculate the time overlap in hours.

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