userdatetime() Function
This function may not be compatible with all features of Appian. For details, see the Feature Compatibility section below.

Function

userdatetime( year, month, day, hour, minute, second )

Interprets the given date and time in the user preferred calendar and converts it into a serial number.

See also: datetext()

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

year

Number

The year of the datetime you would like to convert into a serial number.

month

Number

The number of the month of the datetime.

day

Number

The day of the datetime.

hour

Number

The hour of the datetime.

minute

Number

The minute of the datetime.

second

Number

The seconds of the datetime.

Returns

DateTime

Usage considerations

To display the date, always wrap the output with datetext().

For the month parameter, do not include leading zeroes for a month with one digit.

Examples

You can copy and paste these examples into the Expression Rule Designer to see how this works.

datetext(userdatetime(1427,8,18,1,2,0)) returns 08/18/1427 01:02 AM

Feature compatibility

The table below lists this function's compatibility with various features in Appian.
Feature Compatibility Note
Portals Partially compatible

Can be used with Appian Portals if it is connected using an integration and web API.

Offline Mobile Partially compatible

Can be used with offline mobile if it is loaded at the top of the form.

Custom Record Field Expressions Incompatible
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