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JDToDate ( JulianDayNumber ; gregorian )

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converts a Julian Day number into a Filemaker date

Sample Input:
JDToDate ( 2453521 ; 1 )
Sample Output:
a date May 30, 2005


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Description:

Converts a Julian Daynumber into a FileMaker date

a JD number is based on November 24 -4713 (=day zero Gregorian)
which is January 1 -4712 (January 1 4713 BC) Julian.

In: JulianDayNumber - a Julian Daynumber
gregorian - optional: if <> 0 or empty use Gregorian calendar
if 0 use Julian calendar
defaults to Gregorian calendar

Return type: Date
Syntax: JDToDate ( jd ; 1 )

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

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This function worked for me, but it seems to put all dates of January into the PREVIOUS year.

Hezekiel, Finland
March 08, 2017 10:46am

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