Returns the UTC date and time for the second that is the number of seconds specified earlier than or later than the specified date and time.


AddSeconds(numSeconds, baseDateTime, timeZone)

Enabled For

For a description of the business object categories, see Notes on "Enabled For".

Business Object Category Yes/No
Business Rules: Before-Save Rules Yes
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (After Save, with or without Also Recalculate on Load) Yes
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, without Also Recalculate On Load) Yes
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, with Recalculate On Load) Yes
Business Rules: Editing Rules Yes
Business Rules: Initialization Rules Yes
Business Rules: Read Only Rules Yes
Business Rules: Required Rules Yes
Business Rules: Validation Rules Yes
Client Expressions Yes
Object Permissions Yes
Services Yes
Mobile Yes
Quick Actions (except UI Quick Actions) Yes
UI Quick Actions Yes
Reports Yes
Search/Dashboard without field references Yes
Search/Dashboard with field references Yes


Parameter Description
numSeconds (Optional) The number of intervals. If not specified, uses the default interval which is 0. Can be either a positive integer, to indicate seconds in the future, or a negative integer, to indicate seconds in the past.
baseDateTime (Optional) The base time for the function. If not specified, uses the default time which is the current date and time.

(Optional) The time zone, in IANA format.

Returns Value

DateTime value in UTC time.

If the application has to display the return value, it implicitly converts it to text, thereby allowing the display format to change depending on your culture code. See Available Languages and Cultures for a list of the culture codes used by Neurons for ITSM.



If today is April 10, 2014 at 07:30:32 AM, this function returns the DateTime value for April 10, 2014 at 07:30:36 AM.