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datetime

To convert to or return a timestamp
You can use this function to create a timestamp from a date and time or numeric values. If the parameter for the time is missing, it will automatically use 00:00.

Syntax

datetime(number)
datetime(number, number, number)
datetime(number, number, number, number)
datetime(number, number, number, number, number)
datetime(number, number, number, number, number, number)

Return

timestamp

Examples

Your result format may be different depending on your settings.
datetime(year, month, day) To return a timestamp out of the given year, month, and day numbers.
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datetime(2021, 5, 27)
Result: 05/27/2021 00:00 (the time is set automatically) (US)
datetime(year, month, day, hour) To return a timestamp out of the given year, month, day, and hour numbers.
datetime(year, month, day, hour, minute) To return a timestamp out of the given year, month, day, hour, and minute numbers.
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datetime(2021, 05, 27, 18, 5)
Result: 05/27/2021 18:05 (US) 27.05.2021 18:05
datetime(year, month, day, hour, minute, second) To return a timestamp out of the given year, month, day, hour, minute, and second numbers.
datetime(year, month, day, hour, minute, second, millis) To return a timestamp out of the given year, month, day, hour, minute, second, and millisecond numbers.
datetime(myDate, myTime) To convert a given date and a time to a timestamp.
datetime(Date, Time)
Result: The date of the field Date and the time of the field Time, for example, 05/27/2021 18:05.
datetime(millis) To convert a given number to a timestamp where the number represents the Unix time in milliseconds.

See also

‌​date, which converts to or returns a date value.
time, which returns the current time.
format, which formats a given value.
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