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WC-KSTILL
Helper III
Helper III

Converted Time Not Working

We have a flow that sends out a notification each time an item in our document library is modified.


Everything is working fine... I have two date conversions. The Created Date gets converted just fine, but the approved date is always 1 day behind for some reason... anybody know why? I have tried deleting and re-creating it also... still doesn't take.


As you can see the Date Approved is 11/5/2020, this is our Local SharePoint time PST.

 

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@WC-KSTILL - Both of your screen shots show November 4, 2020 in all the date areas. Could you possibly provide more details?

Look at the SharePoint screenshot. The "Approved Date" shows 11/5/2020. That is base date. I believe it gets input as UTC, which is why it needs to get converted to PST. It works fine for "Created" date but not "Approved Date".

 

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WC-KSTILL
Helper III
Helper III

Anybody have any idea?

tom_riha
Super User
Super User

Hello @WC-KSTILL,

I'm confused even from the 1st conversion, 9:46PM in UTC-11 is not 1:46PM in UTC-8, and for the second conversion it's even worse as it's date only column, so the flow probably puts there 11/5/2020 UTC and your SP settings put there -8 hours = 11/4 only on the background.

Maybe you could try to store the 'Date Approved' in the correct time zone directly when you're updating that column using the expression:

convertTimeZone(utcNow(),'UTC','Pacific Standard Time')

 



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I think since its a date only column, it automatically assumes its 12:00. Since it's a date you are selecting. If I change it to date & time it automatically assumes 12:00 and then you select that also.

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