Re: String to FILETIME

"Tom Serface" <>
Tue, 27 Jan 2009 11:16:00 -0800
Here is a routine I used to convert a date I had:

CTime MyApp::ConvertUTCDateTime(LPCTSTR szDateTime)
     // Parse the start date from format 2008-04-03T16:03:52+08:00
     CString cs = szDateTime;
     int i = cs.Find(_T('T'));
     if(i != -1) {
          CString csDate = cs.Left(i);
          CString csTime = cs.Mid(i+1);
          i = csTime.ReverseFind(_T('+'));
          if(i == -1)
               i = csTime.ReverseFind(_T('-'));
         else {
               // Use GMT?
               csTime = csTime.Left(i);
          cs.Format(_T("%s %s"),csDate,csTime);
          COleDateTime oTime;
          if(oTime.ParseDateTime(cs)) {
               SYSTEMTIME sTime;
               return CTime(sTime);
     return CTime::GetCurrentTime();

It workerd for me and I think the ParseDateTime() functions accepts a lot of
different date/time formats so it's pretty handy.

"Giovanni Dicanio" <> wrote in message

"Tom Serface" <> ha scritto nel messaggio

Take a look at:

It has some cool parsing functionality.

I've not used it, but does it support time zone specification?


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