offsetFromGMT() Function

Returns the offset (in minutes) from GMT of the given date and timezone.

Syntax

offsetFromGMT( date, timezone )

date: (Date) The date for which the offset should be returned.

timezone: (Text) The string Id of the timezone for which the offset should be returned.

Returns

Number

Examples

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offsetFromGMT(date(2005,12,13), "America/Los_Angeles") returns -480

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