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DateTimeAsSerial ( DateTime; ElemSep ; SectSep )

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Doug Larsen, August Technology
http://www.AugustTech.com

Returns the date and time in a TEXT string that can be ordered properly.

Sample Input:
DateTimeAsSerial ( "1/9/2006 2:05 PM" , "-", "_" )
Sample Output:
2006-01-09_14-05-00


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

Returns the date and time in a TEXT string that can be ordered (sorted) properly.
Works well for appending to filenames to capture sequential print jobs.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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Works great !!

I converted a FMPro timestamp field into one that was sortable.

Thank you very much.
Joel

Jim Harris, Bridgewater, NJ
January 30, 2009 2:57pm

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