Takes a DateTime value and returns the C time that represents the same date and time.
In the C programming language, a date and time is a long integer number of seconds since midnight on 1/1/1970. It is a representation of a DateTime value used in the C programming language. This information is used in certain integrations.
For a description of the business object categories, see Notes on "Enabled For".
|Business Object Category||Yes/No|
|Business Rules: Before-Save Rules||Yes1|
|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)||Yes1|
|Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, with Recalculate On Load)||Yes|
|Business Rules: Editing Rules||Yes2|
|Business Rules: Initialization Rules||Yes1|
|Business Rules: Read Only Rules||No|
|Business Rules: Required Rules||Yes2|
|Business Rules: Validation Rules||Yes1|
|Quick Actions (except UI Quick Actions)||Yes1|
|UI Quick Actions||No|
|Search/Dashboard without field references||Yes1|
|Search/Dashboard with field references||No|
|1. Except in services.|
|2. Except in services and when this field appears on a form or is triggered by such a field.|
|DTVal||The DateTime value for which to calculate the C time.|
$(DateTimeToCTime("8/12/2015 at 2:01 PM"))
For the example above, returns the number of seconds between 1/1/1970 00:00 AM and 8/12/2015 at 2:01 PM, which is 1439413254.