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Julian ( vDate )

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Makah Encarnacao, Soliant Consulting
http://www.soliantconsulting.com/

Calculate Julian Date

Sample Input:
Julian ("6/28/2012")
Sample Output:
2012180


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

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Description:

Converts any date into the Julian date for that year. In the sample, the Julian date tells me that 180 days have passed since Jan 1st 2012.

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:

How about just =

1000 * Year ( date ) + DayOfYear ( date )


P.S. "This system is sometimes incorrectly referred to as "Julian Date", whereas the astronomical Julian Date is a sequential count of the number of days since day 0 beginning 1 January 4713 BC Greenwich noon..."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_8601#Ordinal_dates

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June 29, 2012 8:21am

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