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

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Calculating date/time x working hours from now

I need to trigger an email notification 9 working hours after a particular field is changed in Salesforce. So if the field is changed on a Friday at 4pm, I need to calculate now() + 7 hours + an extra ...
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setting current date/time in process builder

I'm trying to figure out if process builder can update a field to the current date/time when the criteria is meet. I want to track when an opportunity stage is selected. I know the tracking in down ...
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How to set Local Time when creating lead through API

I have a rails app that needs to occasionally add leads to our salesforce account. I got it to work just fine using the databasedotcom gem. Just one thing isn't working correctly, when I add a lead ...
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Process.Plugin Data Type Conversions Date invalid conversion at runtime

I am getting this error when i run a flow with a Apex Plugin Class that has input parameters for type Date. This is used in conjunction with a Flow. Error Message: System.TypeException: Invalid ...
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Using a custom formula field to create a timezone adjusted field using an existing datetime and timezone field

We would like to use an email alert to automate demo reminder emails for our prospects. We currently have a Demo Meeting Time field (datetime) and a Timezone field (text) to reference in a formula ...
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Standard DatePicker always set empty

We have some date fields in VF pages which were working fine. Suddenly some of them are not working. When user select the date from date picker, always it sets empty string to the textbox. ATM ...
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Workflow date/time criteria

I have a date/time field that store when an email was sent. I then want to have a workflow that resets another field on the record the next time the record is edited AND it is within a certain time ...
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DateTime: was there a (silent) change in the math for DateTime calculations in formulas?

In Summer'14 (likely also in Winter'14) there was a very special behavior of the platform to deal with precise datetime calculations as described here: Duration as difference betweed to Datetime ...
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DateTime Fields: is there and hidden feature / option to display seconds? Always?

I need to dive into precise time calculation and monitoring on the level of seconds. As it stands, Salesforce is managing internally seconds for DateTime. But - and this is very sad - the entire UI ...
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What is the purpose of Datetime.dateGmt() function?

In casual testing, I can see these give different results: //assemble from component parts Datetime now = System.now(); Date today = Date.newInstance(now.yearGmt(), now.monthGmt(), now.dayGmt()); ...
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Convert Datetime of one Timezone to Datetime of another TimeZone

There are lot of questions regarding the date-time conversions but need the right way to do it. My requirement is to take the user Input "DateTime" from a field and convert it to the specified ...
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need to store date time based on customer timezone

Is it possible to calculate the timezone based on the country/state field value of a record? If so how? Is it possible to display the time field with the timezone it relates to? If so how?
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Convert A String to Unix Date format

I have a String stored as a Label in this format : 2014, 8, 01, 0, 0, 0. This is eventually meant to return a UNIX_TIME_STAMP. So I tried the following : private static final String myDate = ...
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visualforce page display time in timezone

I have a email alert that uses a Visualforce email template to generate an email with a date/time field that I want my to display as GMT, currently the time displayed in the email is offset by the ...
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Query Records “where MyCustom__Date__c.Month()=1”

I want the records where MyCustom_Date__c month is = January. Where my field MyCustom_Date__C is formula field lst="select Name from CustomObj__c where MyCustom__Date__c.month() = : 1" Its giving ...
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How to convert string into datetime format?

Hello Everyone I'm new in sales force and I want to change datetime format so that first of all I got datetime and after that I have convert it to string with different format . Now I want to again ...
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Set Default Value in a Formula Date/Time Field

I am looking to create a formula date/time field that will give me for example 12/05/2014 3:00 PM for today and then tomorrow it changes to 12/06/2014 3:00 PM. The date but not the time will change ...
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Date field is also giving me time

I am needing some help with a query that contains a date. I am collecting this date through a VF page with the help of a birthday fake contact field, my class is something like this: Controller: ...
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Assigning a date value to a date field in Apex

I am having a problem with Apex. I have a custom field on my Case object: DATETIME: registerDate I have a Visualforce page for which I use input values, and I know how to use these input values to ...
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Help with workflow rule criteria

I need to include a date field in my workflow rule criteria. The field "registerDate__c" is of type DATETIME. My criteria should express that the registerDate__c is longer than 30 days ago. I ...
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how to calculate hours and minutes

I am getting the difference in time between two date/time fields. I need to show the time in hours:minutes in another field. Long timeOpen = BusinessHours.diff(bh.Id, ...
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How to display two times from date/time column

I have two date/time fields which hold the duration of an event (i.e. start time = 11/11/14 12:00, end time = 11/11/14 18:00) I would like to display this as 12:00 - 18:00 on my force.com page, how ...
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Which code is heavy when being executed

I'm comparing records based on their dates, if the date is equal to a particular month its data goes to a particular object. Example: If this the record is in the current month then it will be saved ...
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Use CALENDAR_MONTH/CALENDAR_YEAR with Task.AtivityDate in SOQL Query

Need your help here. I'm building a calendar to show the Due Dates of my tasks by month. My query is this: SELECT Owner.Name, OwnerId, id, Subject, ActivityDate, Status FROM task WHERE ...
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SOQL query to fetch incremental data hourly

I am using Jitterbit to confirgure data transfer to and fro my MySQL database. My requirement is such that I need to fetch newly created records from Salesforce into my database every hour. For this ...
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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 ...