Timestamp Conversion

Version 2

     

    Calculation

     

    Compatibility
    Creator
    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 7, 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ .48 megabytes
    http://www.formulationspro.com

    Description

    If you have log fields for creation and modification dates and times and you are considering converting your solution to FileMaker Pro 7 you should prepare your FileMaker Pro 6 databases in advance to use the new TimeStamp feature. The new TimeStamp feature eliminates half the fields you would normally use by combining the date and the time into one field. Thus, for most solutions that log creation and modification information you will be able to eliminate two fields from every table.

     


    Code
    See sample file

     

    Sample Input

    Sample Output


    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.

     


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