DateTimeString ( theDate, theTime )
Turns any Date and Time into a STRING to be used for searching by range
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D W D a t a C o n c e p t s
Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)
Turns any Date and Time into a concatenated STRING to be used for searching by range.
For example, if you had an Appt. database with a ApptDate and StartTime, you could define a field:
DTStamp - (Calculation, Number Result) = DateTimeString(ApptDate, StartTime)
Now when you do your reports and finds, you no longer struggle with doing multiple find request but simply use this function to build a range. If you wanted to find all Appts. from right now to 2 weeks from now, simply setup you script like so:
Enter Find Mode 
Set Field [DTStamp,
DateTimeString ( Get ( CurrentDate ); Get ( CurrentTime ) )
& "..." &
DateTimeString ( Get ( CurrentDate ) + 14; Get ( CurrentTime ) ) ]
Perform Find 
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