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Version: 8.1

system.date.toMillis

This function is used in Python Scripting.

Description

Converts a Date object to its millisecond value elapsed since January 1, 1970, 00:00:00 UTC (GMT)

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.

Syntax

system.date.toMillis(date)

Parameters

TypeParameterDescription
DatedateThe date object to convert.

Returns

Integer - an 8-byte integer representing the number of millisecond elapsed since January 1, 1970, 00:00:00 UTC (GMT)

Scope

Gateway, Vision Client, Perspective Session

Code Examples

Code Snippet
# This example takes the date Fri Aug 18 14:35:25 PDT 2017,
# and prints it out 1503092125000.

date = system.date.getDate(2017, 7, 18)
datetime = system.date.setTime(date, 14, 35, 25)
print system.date.toMillis(datetime)

Keywords

system date toMillis, date.toMillis