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DateTime_From_TimeStamp ( FM_TimeStamp )

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Gary Czychi, GC Consulting

Takes a FileMaker Timestamp value and returns a MySQL DATETIME string

Sample Input:
DateTime_From_TimeStamp ( Get (CurrentTimeStamp )
Sample Output:
2010-04-15 19:59:17

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Given a FileMaker Timestamp this function produces a MySQL DATETIME string. Could probably be streamlined, but it works well.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


Kinda misses the point...

getasdate (timestampfield )
getastime (timestampfield )

do the job far simpler...


Jack Rodgers, Hollywood, FL
May 04, 2010 8:08am

ooppss.. should have read the mysql thing...


Jack Rodges, hollywood fl
May 04, 2010 8:09am

Thank you for sharing this with the community! Saves me some IF-statement writing for my current project.
Much appreciated.

RJD, Brooklyn, NY
June 11, 2013 2:25pm

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