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This entry point takes a $H date and passes back a printable date and time. It also passes back the VA FileMan form of the date and time.

Input Variable

(Required) This contains the date and time in $H format which is to be converted. Time is optional. This is not returned.

Output Variables

The date and time (if time has been sent) in external format. Seconds will be included if the input contained seconds.


The date in VA FileMan format.


The time as a decimal value in VA FileMan format. If time was not sent, then % will be returned as zero.


Reviewed/Updated: March 8, 2007