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Agentry - rule convert string to date

Mar 21 at 12:36 PM

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Hi,

I want to initialize a Date Property with a string value ("31.12.2018").

dd.MM.yyyy is the format of every dates in my object.

How can I do that?

Test 1: string conversion -> empty field

Test 2:string conversion with date format -> today : 21.03.2018

Test 3: string direct to the date property -> 01.02.2001

Thanks

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Mark Pe
Mar 30 at 10:46 PM
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Marina,

See if this helps you out and did you try to look at your Transaction Property if it has an initial value area that you can modify to a constant value then any other update can be from a date rule?

https://wiki.scn.sap.com/wiki/display/SAPMOB/Agentry+error+with+@DATE+rule

@Date - This Agentry rule functions returns a date value or a date value of an argument if @Date (Arg) was given.

Example:

@Date
|____Arg

Arg - can be data type = Date or Integral Number (Representing # of days past our epoch date).

Epoch date is normally something like = January 1st, 2001

Another option that is used to do editing of format is @FROM_INTEGRAL_NUMBER - this Agentry function sets the context of its single parameter to a data type of integral number. It supports the decimal, integral number, string and property return types.

Regards,

Mark


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Joris Mermans May 16 at 12:52 PM
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Try switching the day and month in the input to 12.31.2018

The output you get 13.07.2041 if for an invalid date..

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