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Converts time value to timestamp.

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JavaScript 10.1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "JS.TimeToUTCDate"; JSRef; Time )   More


Parameter Description Example value
JSRef The JavaScript reference number. $js
Time The time value. 1579438861538


Returns timestamp or error.


Converts time value to timestamp.


Query now as timestamp:

MBS( "JS.TimeToUTCDate"; $$JS; MBS( "JS.Now"; $$JS ))

Example result: 19.01.2020 12:59:46

Query time in JavaScript, convert to UTC and format in FileMaker:

Let (
~js = MBS( "JS.New" );
~fmTime = MBS( "JS.TimeToUTCDate"; ~js ; MBS( "JS.Now"; ~js ));
    ~releasejs = MBS( "JS.Free"; ~js )
MBS( "Time.Format"; ~fmTime ; "%a, %d %b %Y %H:%M:%S") & " GMT"

Example result: "Wed, 03 Jun 2020 07:12:17 GMT"

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Release notes

Created 19th January 2020, last changed 3th June 2020

JS.TimeToDateComponents   -   JS.UTCDateToTime

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