Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Julian ( datetime )

Julian Date and Time for calculations

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Roger Biel   Roger Biel
2Geckos Consulting, LLC
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  Sample input:
Julian( "" )
Julian( Get( CurrentTimeStamp ) )
Julian( "12/31/1969 0:00:00 AM" )
  Sample output:
1213825758
1213826524
0

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

A Julian Timestamp well suited for calculations that uses both Date and time.
The resulting number is the number of seconds since Jan 1, 1970.
No parameters uses the current date and time.

 

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