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Converts timestamp to UTC.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Time 6.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "Time.TimeStampToUTC"; TimeStamp { ; AsText } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
TimeStamp The input time stamp in local time zone.
AsText Boolean to decide whether to pass back timestamp (0, default) or text (1). 1 Optional


Returns value or error.


Converts timestamp to UTC.
Returns either timestamp in UTC (by removing time zone offset) or as text in format like this: 2014-08-18T12:00:00Z.


Convert local time to UTC:

MBS( "Time.TimeStampToUTC"; Get(CurrentTimeStamp) )

Example result: 11.12.2016 10:36:44

Convert time to UTC text:

MBS( "Time.TimeStampToUTC"; Get(CurrentTimeStamp); 1 )

Example result: 2016-12-11T10:36:50Z

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This function is free to use.

Created 6th February 2016, last changed 9th November 2021

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