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Converts date to time value.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
JavaScript 10.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "JS.UTCDateToTime"; JSRef; TS )   More


Parameter Description Example
JSRef The JavaScript reference number. $js
TS The timestamp to convert.
Must be in UTC timezone.


Returns double or error.


Converts date to time value.
Convert components (year, month, day, hour, minute, seconds) in timestamp, interpreted in UTC, into a time value.


Tests time functions:

c = MBS( "JS.New" );
r = MBS( "JS.UTCDateToTime"; c; Get(CurrentTimeStamp) );
d = MBS( "JS.TimeToDateComponents"; c; r )
]; r & ¶ & d)

Example result:
  "year":   2020,
  "month":   2,
  "day":   19,
  "hours":   14,
  "minutes":   7,
  "seconds":   11,
  "milliseconds":   0,
  "weekday":   3,
  "timezone":   "UTC",
  "weekdayText":   "Wednesday"

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

JS.TimeToUTCDate - JSON.AddArrayToArray