Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

YMDFormat ( theDate )

Reformats a given date into text as YYYY-MM-DD

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David Goetzka   David Goetzka

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  Sample input:
YMDFormat( 1/1/1986 )
  Sample output:

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

This is my first shot at a custom function, so don't laugh. ;-) I basically needed to reformat a date in the format of YYYY-MM-DD to send as a text string.



Peter Bouma   Peter Bouma, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jan 27, 2010
Instead of Case statements I'd prefer:

Year(theDate) & "-" &
Right("00" & Month(theDate); 2) & "-" &
Right("00" & Day(theDate); 2)
John Pollard   John Pollard, sac, ca
Jun 9, 2016
Nice clarification there. Started with a good idea made better.

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