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DT_GetTimeStamp

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Description

 

Returns the time stamp from a given date and time string.

It can returns time stamp in a long or short form.

 

Syntax

 

 s = DT_GetTimeStamp(sDate, sTime, nForm)

 

Returns

 

Returns a string.

Short form:        "yyyymmddhhmmss"        (14 digits for 4 digits input year)

         "yymmddhhmmss"        (12 digits for 2 digits input year)

 

Long form:        "Mon, dd/mmm/yyyy hh:mm:ss"        (25 digits)

 

Parameters

 

Name

Type

Optional

Meaning

sDate

String

No

The date string, if empty the function will use the current date

sTime

String

No

The date string, if empty the function will use the current time

nForm

Numeric

No

Specify the time stamp form requested.It can be one of following:

%DT_USE_LONG_FORM

%DT_USE_SHORT_FORM

 

Remarks

 

The value of sDate parameter must be expressed in one of the following ways:"mm-dd-yy" or "mm-dd-yyyy"

If the the year is two digits, only the calculation is done using the century (default %DT_DATE_CENTURY).

 

Restrictions

 

See also

 

Examples

 

MSGBOX 0DT_GetTimeStamp("06-13-2005""15:16:17"%DT_USE_SHORT_FORM)  '---results 20050613151617