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12c Datetime Items Applying Timezone when None Set - Assumes Source is GMT and Implicitly Converts to Local Time Zone (Doc ID 2114402.1)

Last updated on MAY 31, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version and later
Oracle Forms for OCI - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Anytime a date is placed in a Forms text item of Data Type Datetime - whether this information comes from the DB or sourced from a non-DB Forms text field - an internal "assumption" is made that the sourced information is in GMT and an implicit conversion is made to the local time zone.


 Upgraded to Forms 12c.  Here is an example of what will be seen when a client is -7 from GMT:


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