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How to make Siebel UI display VBC Date / Time fields in Siebel user's local timezone? (Doc ID 1320310.1)

Last updated on JULY 23, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Integration Pack for Order to Billing - Version 2.5 and later
Siebel BusObject Interfaces - Version 8.1.1 [21112] and later
Oracle Communications Integration Pack for Agent Assisted Billing Care - Version 2.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Siebel Virtual Business Components (VBC) are designed to display data "as is" when these are received from the external application.
This also applies to date and time fields (fields of type: DTYPE_DATE/DATETIME/TIME).

However sometimes, it is required that the date time information, received in UTC (GMT) time zone from external applicaiton,is displayed in the Siebel User's local time zone (time zone in user preferences).

One would like to unify on standard functionality Siebel User Interface, (UI) where date and time information, stored in Siebel DB in UTC is displayed in Siebel User Interface (via Business Component fields) in local time.

Solution

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