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FiveRountTS ( mytimestamp )

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Jeff Morrison, Conceptualize Solutions

Rounds timestamp to the nearest 5 minute mark

Sample Input:
FiveRoundTS ( 1/1/2017 01:03:00 )
Sample Output:
1/1/2017 01:05:00

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Ronds up or down to the nearest 5 minute mark based on the timestamp used.
1/1/2017 01:03:00 returns 1/1/2017 01:05:00
1/1/2017 14:42:02 returns 1/1/2017 14:40:00
1/1/2017 23:58:20 returns 1/2/2017 00:00:00

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


This returns timestamp as text.

To get it, simply divide it with 300 (5min in seconds) then round.
GetAsTimestamp ( Round ( mytimestamp / 300 ; 0 ) * 300 )

unix, Japan
January 09, 2017 4:46pm

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