Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

FiveRountTS ( mytimestamp )

Rounds timestamp to the nearest 5 minute mark

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  Sample input:
FiveRoundTS ( 1/1/2017 01:03:00 )
  Sample output:
1/1/2017 01:05:00

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Ronds up or down to the nearest 5 minute mark based on the timestamp used.
Examples:
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

 

Comments

unix   unix, Japan
Jan 9, 2017
This returns timestamp as text.

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

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