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  • 1.  Text getting identified as DateTime instead of Time

    Posted 08-04-2021 09:39
    I have a String(Text) which is formatted as Time but when I evaluate the expression, the text gets identified as DateTime. As no date is mentioned in the text, the present date(Today()) is added to it automatically.



    For e.g. Text 07:04:12 will get converted into 04-08-2021 07:04:12 if today is 04-08-2021 instead of Time 07:04:12.

    What I really want is:
    Taking a Text and deciding whether that string is a Flag, Text, Number, DateTime, etc and storing that string to it's data item after type conversion.

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    Thanks,
    Naman Chauhan
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  • 2.  RE: Text getting identified as DateTime instead of Time

    Posted 08-04-2021 10:27
    Hi Naman,

    Since you are dealing with text datatype hence the blue prism is considering it as "DateTime" and is appending today's date. In order to solve the issue, please use conversion ToTime method and then check if it's valid datetime. PFB the snippet for the same.


    Hope it helps

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    Ritansh Jatwani Senior Consultant
    Consultant
    EY
    Gurgaon
    *If you find this post helpful mark it as best answer
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  • 3.  RE: Text getting identified as DateTime instead of Time

    Posted 08-04-2021 22:11
    Hi Naman,

    It is bit tricky to Validate whether given string is time or not. However if you can implement same Choice logic inside a Code stage it will be very easy for you to find it out.

    Example C# Code for validating and storing it to respective data type

    TimeSpan.TryParse(input, out timeOutput)   // For Time and TimeSpan parsing
    int.TryParse(input, out intOutput) // For number
    DateTime.TryParse(input, out dateTimeOutput) // For DateTime
    bool.TryParse(input, out flagOutput) // For Flag

    Above code snippet will returns true if the input value is valid time/number/datetime/flag and stores time value to respective data item.

    Please do let me know if you have any questions.

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    Srinivasa Tammineni
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