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$$TZ^XLFDT: Time Zone Offset (GMT)

Reference Type: Supported, Category: Date Functions, Integration Agreement: 10103

Description

This extrinsic function returns the Time Zone offset from Greenwich mean time (GMT) based on a pointer from the TIME ZONE field (#1) in the MAILMAN SITE PARAMETERS file (#4.3) to the MAILMAN TIME ZONE file (#4.4).

The accuracy of this value is dependent on IRM updating the TIME ZONE field (#1) in the MAILMAN SITE PARAMETERS file (#4.3) to accurately point to the site's correct time zone, including whether it is standard time (ST) or daylight savings time (DST).

Format

  $$TZ^XLFDT

Input Parameters

none

 

Output

returns:

Returns the Time Zone offset from GMT.

Example

For Pacific Daylight Savings Time (PDT), the offset from GMT is:

>S X=$$TZ^XLFDT

>W X
-0700

 


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