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Posted - 12/12/2013 :  14:57:39  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

I have a column with UNIX timestamp (i.e 1336963597)

How can I get this value visible as a normal dateformat in a Report?

I have tried expression like =CDate(Fields!timestamp.Value) but then the value becomes "#Error".

What can I do to get it in 2013-03-10 22:43 format?

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Posted - 12/12/2013 :  16:08:05  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
You'll need to do a conversion. Can you use the DateAdd function in SSRS? It's easy to convert in T-SQL, but since this is a presentation layer issue it should be handled by the report.

Tara Kizer
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Posted - 12/13/2013 :  01:43:33  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
If I try this. =DateAdd("ss","1970-01-01 00:00:00", Fields!timestamp.Value)I get an error

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