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Form to sharepoint to excel date conversion issues

Hi all--

So, I have a Form that takes date inputs, which I'm 99% uses UTC dates.


I have a flow that runs whenever that Form is submitted that takes the form inputs and saves them to a Sharepoint list (again, in UTC). However, my Sharepoint site is in Auckland NZ local time. Of course, the difference is only apparent if a day line is crossed, i.e. befor noon local, which would show the date a day prior.


Then, I have an Excel spreadsheet that uses the Sharepoint list as a data source, so when I use the dates, they're back in UTC.


HOWEVER--if I, or anyone, edit(s) the date on the Sharepoint (even to the same day), it converts the data to NZ local, which then screws up the dates in the formulas. 


Help? I just want some consistency in the date/time groups!!!

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Actually--update---the Form data looks to NOT be time-zoned--i.e. the date the user inputs is recorded as simple date format. The UTC application seems to come from the flow input from Forms to Sharepoint...




Hi @Anonymous ,

According to your description, the issue is when you edit the date in the SharePoint, the date will be convert to NZ local time.


Here I suggest you add the convertToUtc function before you use the date from the list.

 I have made a test on my side, please take a try with the following workaround:

The expression in the Compose is: convertToUtc(items('Apply_to_each')?['Date'],'New Zealand Standard Time')


Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Zhongys

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