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Converts timestamp to UTC.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker 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

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Release notes

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

Time.Sleep   -   Time.TimeZoneOffset

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