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ConvertTimeStamp ( unixTimeStamp )

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Andy Knasinski, NRG Software, LLC.
http://www.nrgsoft.com

Convert unix timestamp to FMP timestamp

Sample Input:
ConvertTimeStamp ( 1200319114 )
Sample Output:
1/14/2008


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

Description:

Unix bases its time values on the number of seconds since midnight (00:00:00) on 1 January 1970. FMP bases it's time values on the number of seconds since 1/1/1900.

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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Timestamp ( Date ( 1 ; 1 ; 1970 ) + _unixTS / 86400 ; Mod ( _unixTS ; 86400 ) )

to convert to FileMaker timestamp (as opposed to date).

Thomas Seidler, London
September 20, 2010 7:18am

"FMP bases it's time values on the number of seconds since 1/1/1900."

should be year 0001 not 1900.

charity, seattle
January 07, 2012 10:55am

Here's my function that accounts for local time zone offsets:

GetAsTimestamp (
(GetAsNumber (timestamp_unix) )
+ GetAsNumber (Timestamp ("01/01/1970" ; "00:00:00") )
+ GetAsNumber(Get(CurrentTimestamp) )
- Floor( Get (CurrentTimeUTCMilliseconds)/1000 )
)

Terry Morse, Palo Alto, CA USA
August 20, 2015 2:33pm

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