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syntax:functions:localtime

LocalTime(date)

Category: Date and Time function


Description

This function converts a UTC date-time into a local date-time.


Arguments

ArgumentTypeDescription
dateDate or Number (date serial)An expression representing a date. The UTC date-time value to convert to a local date-time value.

Return value type: Number (date-time serial)


Remarks

The date argument can take any value or expression that evaluates to a date serial value. Examples include:

  • A date string: #2019-12-12
  • A date serial value: 43811 (the date serial for "2019-12-12")
  • A date value created using any of the Date/Time functions that returns a date serial value.


Examples

format( localtime(#2019-01-01), 'yyyy-MM-dd' )  //Returns '2018-12-31' (Executed in the EST zone (UTC-05:00))


See also

syntax/functions/localtime.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/30 02:32 by craigt