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DateTime.IsInNextNMinutes is a Power Query M function that indicates whether the provided date(time) value occurs during the next number of minutes specified. The function returns true if the value occurs within the specified minutes, otherwise false.

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   dateTime as any,
   minutes as number,
) as nullable logical


DateTime.IsInNextNMinutes indicates whether the given dateTime argument (which can be of type datetime or datetimezone) occurs during the next number of minutes, as determined by the current date and time on the system. This function will return false for a value within the current minute.


Determine if the minute after the current system time is in the next two minutes.

// Output: true
DateTime.IsInNextNMinutes( DateTime.FixedLocalNow() + #duration( 0, 0, 2, 0 ), 2 )

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