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  • Javascript Time Function

    I am trying to code a Conditional Row Style. I want the row to turn to White on Red, if the time in the grid object ("SchTime") is older than the actual time (Time()), thus highlighting it for the user.

    I can't seem to get the Javascript function correct.

    Can someone give me the formula?



  • #2
    Re: Javascript Time Function

    There's no "formula" if you are using dbf. You have to parse the value and make a string comparison. Since it is JS and not xbasic there is no time() function.
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    • #3
      Re: Javascript Time Function

      Thanks Peter, but I can easily parse the variable, however what do I compare it to? i.e. What is the Javascript function for time?


      • #4
        Re: Javascript Time Function

        Google is your friend:


        • #5
          Re: Javascript Time Function

          I appreciate the "teach a man to fish approach", but I've already looked at this site, but can't seem to get the expression to be accepted by the grid.

          What I need to do is get an expression for the Conditional Row Style based on the field in the grid row, in this case, "Schtime". So in XBasic is would be Schtime < time(). I've tried parsing Schtime (which is in short time format) to a character, but the problem is how to get the current time in Javascript and in the same format. Is this even possible?




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            • #7
              Re: Javascript Time Function


              I'm not sure what it is you want. This returns "short" time format:

              //get the current time in 12 hour format
              var d = new Date();
              vHr = d.getHours();     // Returns hours
              vMin = d.getMinutes();    // Returns minutes
              vAmPm = ' AM';
              if(vHr > 12) 
               vHr = vHr - 12;  
               vAmPm = ' PM';
              else if(vHr == 0) 
               vHr = 12;
              if (vMin < 10)
                vMin = ":0" + vMin
              alert(vHr + ':' + vMin + vAmPm);
              Is that what you are after?
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