Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

TimeUnits ( textfield ; output )

Converts human-readable time input into equivalent time values.

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  Sample input:
TimeUnits ( "1 day"; s )
  Sample output:
86400

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

This function will convert a human-readable time unit into a base unit in the desired format of days, hours, minutes or seconds. (You can adapt this to milliseconds if you want to work with even more detailed time units)

Input such as "1 day" versus "30 minutes" will allow for accurate time calculations.

 

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