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syntax:functions:utctime

UTCTime(date)

Category: Date and Time function


Description

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


Arguments

ArgumentTypeDescription
dateDate or Number (date serial)An expression representing a date/time to generate the UTC date/time from.

Return value type: Date serial number


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

utctime(#2019-01-01)  //Returns 43466.2083333333 (Equivalent to 2019-01-01 5:00 AM.)
format( utctime(#2019-01-01), 'yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm' )  //Returns '2019-01-01 5:00'

Executed in the Eastern Standard Time zone (UTC-05:00)

syntax/functions/utctime.txt · Last modified: 2021/09/11 00:24 by craigt