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OwninJoe
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Compare SharePoint Date and Time to Date field in PowerApps

If i have a date and time column on a SharePoint list, how would i go about extracting the Date for comparison purposes?

 

For example, If the SharePoint column name is 'IncidentDate', how would I extract just the Date field from 'IncidentDate' and compare it to a Date input that I've created on a form?

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v-bofeng-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @OwninJoe :

Could you tell me :

  • What is "Date input"'s data type?Is it "DataTime"?
  •   Do you only want to compare the date size of'IncidentDate' and'Date input' (not including time)

I assume "Date input"'s data type is "DataTime".

My suggestion is to use DateDiff,for example:

 

 

DateDiff('IncidentDate','Date input',Days)

 

 

In the DateDiff function, if you directly use Days as the calculation unit, the time will be ignored in the calculation.

If the result of the formula is 0:

Then the dates of the two parameters are the same

If the result of the formula < 0:

Then the date of'Date input' is less than the date of'IncidentDate'

If the result of the formula > 0:

Then the date of'Date input' is greater than the date of'IncidentDate'

Best Regards,

Bof

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eka24
Super User
Super User

You may have to give more details on how the comparison would be done. Is the incident Date on a form?

 On getting the date component of the incident, you can use;

Text(IncidentDate,"dd-mm-yy")

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v-bofeng-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @OwninJoe :

Could you tell me :

  • What is "Date input"'s data type?Is it "DataTime"?
  •   Do you only want to compare the date size of'IncidentDate' and'Date input' (not including time)

I assume "Date input"'s data type is "DataTime".

My suggestion is to use DateDiff,for example:

 

 

DateDiff('IncidentDate','Date input',Days)

 

 

In the DateDiff function, if you directly use Days as the calculation unit, the time will be ignored in the calculation.

If the result of the formula is 0:

Then the dates of the two parameters are the same

If the result of the formula < 0:

Then the date of'Date input' is less than the date of'IncidentDate'

If the result of the formula > 0:

Then the date of'Date input' is greater than the date of'IncidentDate'

Best Regards,

Bof

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