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usertimezone() Function

Function

usertimezone( user )

Returns the site primary timezone if the application is configured to override user preferences; otherwise it returns the preferred timezone of the given user or the site primary timezone if the user doesn't have a preference set.

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

user

user

The user (or the username of the user) for whom the timezone should be returned.

Returns

Text

Usage considerations

The timezone is returned as a string, such as "GMT" or "EST".

Examples

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

usertimezone(pv!user) returns GMT

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.

Sync-Time Custom Record Fields Incompatible
Real-Time Custom Record Fields Incompatible

Custom record fields that evaluate in real time must be configured using one or more Custom Field functions.

Process Reports Incompatible

Cannot be used to configure a process report.

Process Events Incompatible

Cannot be used to configure a process event node, such as a start event or timer event.

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usertimezone() Function

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