Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

CF_formatTimestamp.YMD_HMS ( ~timestamp )

Convert a given timestamp to specific format: YearMonthDay_HourMinuteSecond

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  Sample input:
CF_formatTimestamp.YMD_HMS ( "02/01/1970 12:11:10" ) // assuming MM/DD/YYYY format
  Sample output:
19700201_121110

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

The result's format is export friendly and is chronologically sortable.

This example assumes that the operating system date format is set to MM/DD/YYYY.
Note that it will also work with other formats.

It is of course possible to combine this custom function with other functions, for example:
CF_formatTimestamp.YMD_HMS ( Get ( CurrentHostTimestamp ) )

 

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