userdatevalue() Function

Function

userdatevalue( date_text )

Interprets the given date in the user preferred calendar and converts it into an equivalent serial number.

See also: datetext()

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

date_text

Text

The date to be converted into a serial number.

Returns

Date

Usage considerations

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

Examples

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

datetext(userdatevalue("8/18/1427"),"yyyy/MM/dd") returns 1427/8/18`

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
Process Reports Incompatible

You cannot use this function to configure a process report.

Process Events Incompatible

You cannot use this function to configure a process event node, such as a start event or timer event.

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