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I have a DateTime field which shows proper time on UI, I know behind the scene it is GMT format. However I would like to populate same format as it displays on UI in a text field along with some text.

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    Since different users accessing your UI may have different time zones, pre-rendering the value into a string is not a good idea. Better to have the system dynamically render the date time on demand. – Phil W Mar 28 '19 at 23:40
  • Yeah, that make sense. I will do that. – Ajay Mar 29 '19 at 8:54
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Yes, formula is not valid for this requirement, so I used trigger to update the text field. date.format() is the savior.

String timeZone = UserInfo.getTimeZone().getID();
Datetime dateGMT = info.Info_Session_Date__c;
Datetime dateTimeValue = Datetime.valueOf(dateGMT);
string convertedString = dateTimeValue.format(); 
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