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UTCOffset

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Jeremy Bante,
https://github.com/jbante/

Returns the offset from UTC of the current device clock

Sample Input:
// Called from U.S. EST (New York) time zone

List (
GetUTCOffset;
Get ( CurrentTimestamp );
GetAsTimestamp ( Get ( UTCmSecs ) / 1000 + GetUTCOffset )
)
Sample Output:
-14400
05-18-2012 17:04:31
05-18-2012 17:04:31.062


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Description:

Returns the offset from UTC of the current device clock, in seconds. This can be used for establishing the time zone a device is operating in.

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

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

Discuss:

Thanks, this was really handy.

One improvement: Using floor is better than using round, otherwise you'll be off by one second 50% of the time.

Jesse Barnum, Atlanta, GA
April 03, 2014 4:50am

Sounds reasonable enough. Done!

Jeremy, USA
April 03, 2014 6:17am

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