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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 OK 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

Release notes

  • Version 11.3
    • Fixed a problem with a math function, which affected time zone calculation for EmailParser.SentDate, EmailParser.ReceiveDate and Time.TimeStampToUTC functions (broken in v11.2).
  • Version 10.4
  • Version 9.1

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Created 6th February 2016, last changed 11st December 2016

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