A value that indicates a particular day and time, such as a timestamp.

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How to determine UTC for a date/time represented in a time zone other than the current user's time zone?

How do you determine the UTC of a civil date/time represented in a time zone other than the current user? I know this occurs automatically when using the DateTime.newInstance() method but it's always ...
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How to customize Date format in Exported CSV from Visualforce?

I'm trying to build an export to CSV Visualforce page with dynamic fields that may include Date/Datetime fields in the output. The trouble coming in my way is, if I don't format date/datetime fields, ...
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Date Formatting: Output Database Date in Same Format As System.today()

I have a date field in my object. After I fire a select query , the returned format of the date is : 2014-09-16T11:55:00.000Z I have a requirement where I need to convert the above date into ...
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Difference between 2 DateTime fields in Hours and Minutes with timezones

I am having trouble in finding the difference between 2 datetime variables and reducing the offset timezone difference in order to get the local time from the salesforce generated GMT time. I have a ...
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how to use apex:inputField type of time

According to the docs on apex:inputField: http://www.salesforce.com/us/developer/docs/pages/Content/pages_compref_inputField.htm I can use type="time". However when I try this with a date-time field ...
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Change flag colour for case object

I have a requirement here. I have to change the color of a case flag from yellow to red depending upon certain criteria. the criteria is Whenever an Email-to-case is created and Case owner is in ...
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Need to Filter a VF page with date input and pass to SOQL statement in controller

I have been working on this for a few weeks now so any assistance would be wonderful. I am trying to create a report with a VF page to pull information from some custom objects and their associated ...
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Date format compatibility

I have received a datetime format not supported to load in salesforce. Can someone suggest a way out here. Format received: 29-JUL-13 01.17.05.335000000 PM SFDC supported Format: ...
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How to enter Seconds into Datetime fields using the standard UI

Say you have a datetime field Start__c on a pagelayout. Now try to enter a date (we have DE locale enabled, but should be similar in EN): 31.08.2014 14:53 ==> works 31.08.2014 14:53:38 ==> doesn't ...
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Duration as difference betweed to Datetime fields does not respect Seconds

It seems that Seconds are ignored in formula fields if you create the difference between Datetime/Time fields. Say you have two Datetime fields: End__c and Start__c Take a formula field Duration__c ...
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How to convert Date Format of NOW() to MM-DD-YYYY in Formula Editor

I have a requirement to convert the DATE FORMAT of NOW() to MM-DD-YYYY in formula editor. By doing using DATETIME.format() i can do it in APEX Classes, but i cannot get the same value in FORMULA ...
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Filter empty date field in SF analytics api

Using the analytics rest api we need to add a filter to a date field to get only the records where this field is empty. In json: { "column": "Account.Date_Field__c", ...
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Workaround for Possible Datetime.format() Framework Bug

I am generating a set of date-based keys by looping over a start date and adding successive months to the initial Datetime object. I seem to have run into a bug in the format() method of the Datetime ...
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Check Date is within THIS_WEEK

I have to check whether "mydate" is in within the current week or not. DateTime mydate= DateTime.newInstance(Date.Today().Year(),obj.Birthdate.Month(),obj.Birthdate.Day()); if(mydate==THIS_WEEK){ ...
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Calculate days between DateTime field and Now()

I am trying to create a formula in my custom report to show number of days between CUSTOM_FIELD (datetime field) and NOW(). How can I do this?
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Error: Compile Error: unexpected token: public at line 1 column 0

I need some help, this is my trigger. i have created a custom field on the user object called lastlogindate__c . i am trying to get the value from lastlogindate populated in the lastlogindate__c i ...
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Extract logindate from user object and populate a new field in a custom object via batch apex

I would like to apologise if any spelling mistakes , in currently posting this on an iPhone whilst I commute home I found a link online which I think meets my requirements As we are all aware ...
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Grab Date via Apex from Inbound Email

When using Salesforce for Outlook, we'd like to somehow pass the date/time the original email was sent, so we can track exactly how long a case / response took. I know there are many items that can ...
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How Do I populate the Last Login Date from User object into a custom object/field? [duplicate]

Aim – Pull the last login date from the user object into my custom object and populate a particular field Now I am under the impression that LastLoginDate on the user object is not accessible through ...
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Formula to calculate time between two dates, Salesforce example broken

I'm aware the question "How do I calculate the time difference between two date/times?" has been asked a lot, and not just on here. After doing the recommended thing and looking on this page (right ...
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Jitterbit time format issue

I am using Jitter bit to load the data into SFDC. I have the separate fields for date(Field1) and time(Field2) in my text file. I have the upsert query and I did the mapping for salesforce like this, ...
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How to calculate the time between two DateTimes?

I know that you can use daysBetween() for two Date objects, but what would I use to calculate the elapse time in seconds between two DateTime objects?
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Create a new date

Ok why isnt this working? it keeps saying Variable does not exist DateTime on the second to last line? String svalue = '2014-06-06T04:00:00.000+0000'; DateTime tempDate; try { tempDate = ...
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Datetime won't save using correct time zone

Ok so I've been trying to sort this out all day and I've not made a single bit of progress. I have a set up a site on Salesforce as a web service endpoint. A client's system sends an HTTP request ...
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Why is the date saving as an hour later?

The company default time zone is GMT (+00:00), and a date sent using the API is coming through like this: 09:16:37.032 (32355740)|USER_DEBUG|[17]|DEBUG|Date/Time: 2014-06-19T10:16:00.977 It ...
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Inline editing error: “Value cannot exceed 0 characters”

I'm experiencing a strange error with Salesforce's Inline Editing in a custom visualforce page. I have a sObject with a date field called Start_Date__c, and I have inline editing set up in the ...
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What is wrong with this date?

Can anyone explain what is so erroneous about this date? Class.SMSCallbackController.doGet: line 42, column 1 14:55:07.039 (39781770)|FATAL_ERROR|System.TypeException: Invalid date/time: ...
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Can Date Field have only Month & Year

I am trying to get Attendance Records where Date's are in selected month. I have create picklist on VF page for months and year, but this doesn't seem logically true ! I think that we should have ...
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Non editable fields in the runtime, can that somehow be overcome?

I try to do my dynamic filtering on the form based on an object values, entered by a user using apex:inputField. The object stays in memory and never gets inserted to the DB. When I try to assign ...
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Storing time from input field

I am working on a form that has to contain a time input, maybe something like this figure. The problem is that there's no data type such as time, and I tried to use bootstrap timepicker but it ...
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How to convert date string to DateTime type without GMT?

I have a string = '11/6/2014 '. I want to convert it to a DateTime DateTime dt = DateTime.parse('11/6/2014'); this causes an error, so I run the code below and it does work: DateTime dt = ...
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Converting external datetime or timestamp formats using existing methods?

I'm making an API callout that returns a date/time in the following format: "Thu May 8 1:21 PM EDT" as well as a timestamp in the following format (millis since unix epoch): "1399569719024" ...
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How to produce correct DateTime Format in Apex: Outputlink / Apex: Param

I am using a visualforce page email template in which Recipient is a Contact, relatedTo is an Event, it dynamically generates an *.ical Attachment. That works just fine by using <apex:outputText ...
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How does SystemDatetoLocalDate work in ET?

Using AMPscript to try and allow our sales staff to enter items in UCT but have them display elsewhere in local time. I understand that the server uses CST which like UCT doesn't shift to or from ...
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Query Activity in ExactTarget - getting date out of datetime

Using ExactTarget queries to retrieve data, i found that the regular 'Date' function that should extract only the date, without time from a column, is not working. Is there any workaround or something ...
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DateTime stored in salesforce at GMT -03:30 or at GMT +0

i have a custom object i stored startdatetime__c and enddatetime__c field.during storing i stored 4/28/2014 8:00 AM as startdatetime__c and enddatetime__c at 4/28/2014 4:00 PM but when i try to ...
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Formatting Date in Visualforce - Complex version

I have this code <font face="Arial">Invoice Date: <apex:repeat value="{!Opportunity.Invoices__r}" var="line2"> {!line2.Invoice_Date__c} </apex:repeat> </font> which ...
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Convert DateTime to Date

I want to Convert DateTime into Date I have been trying this out ..below is the code snippet public void searchSFDC() { DateTime lastModDate ; for(sObject resultSet : searchResults[0]) { // ...
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False Error during migration: Date Modified earlier than Date Created

When I try to insert some records, it throws back an Error report telling me that some of the records have a modified date before the created date. When I look at the corresponding field, this is not ...
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Date Stamp on one criteria within Picklist

I need some help Aim – When stage = ’Declined’ populate a field called “Declined date” with the date that declined was selected Field: Stage Data type : Picklist I know how to create a workflow on ...
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How to Apply a DateTime Filter when using SOQL via REST API

I'm working on a ASP.NET application which is calling our salesforce org via REST API. There is a feature to search data based on time period(DateTime field) as follows. Today Yesterday Last 7 days ...
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Manipulating the date/time field

I have a problem in manipulating my date/time fields, here is the problem: I have two date/time field for my time_off__c custom object: Start_date__c, End_date__c and a formula field number type ...
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JSON.serialize is mucking with my datetime objects. How do I fix this?

I feel that the following assertion should be true, but it is not: DateTime testDate = DateTime.now(); System.assertEquals('"' + testDate.format('yyyy-MM-dd\'T\'hh:mm:ss.SSS\'Z\'' + '"'), ...
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Is there a way to set SystemModstamp on a newly created SObject in a unit test?

I need to create a SObject in a unit test with the SystemModstamp set. I've been using Opportunities in my unit test, but I am not tied to that specific SObject. I also am not tied down to ...
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Parsing the datetime field in Site.com for pick lists

I am creating pick lists that contain months and years on an event list page in Site.com. The page brings in data for the events using a data-repeater. One of the fields being used is datetime which ...
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how to avoid picking old date in datetime picker in inline vfpage

I have a date time picker as a calendar. is there anyway that i avoid backdating in the calendar ? It should be only pick today and future dates. Thank you all.
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TIME display issues

I am using Startdatetime_c custom field as a Date/Time data type, when am inserting a record in salesforce as Startdatetime_c = 26/03/2014 10:00.This record is inserting as per my request, but when ...
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Datetime.now.getTime() not returning correct value

I am getting a timestamp for current datetime using the following code public Static String getGenerateTimeStamp() { system.debug('Datetime : '+ DateTime.now()); system.debug('timestamp : '+ ...
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Fetching the TIMEVALUE from Date/Time datatype

My Scenario is, I am having two fields as Startdatetime_c(date/time) & LastDatetime(date/time). Here another one field Nextdatetime_c(date/time Formula field) i want the Date from ...
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Can the AMPscript DatePart(D1, S1) isolate AM or PM?

I see here that S1 = The part of the date to retrieve. Valid values include year (Y), month (M), monthname, day (D), hour (H), and minute (MI). I don't see a script to isolate the part of the ...