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Altova MapForce 2021 Professional Edition

Returns the duration obtained by subtracting datetime2 (second argument) from datetime1 (first argument). The result can be mapped to a string or duration data type.

mf-func-datetime-diff

 

Languages

Built-in, C++, C#, Java.

 

Parameters

Name

Type

Description

datetime1

xs:dateTime

Provides the first xs:dateTime value.

datetime2

xs:duration

Provides the second xs:dateTime value.

 

Example

In the mapping illustrated below, the datetime-diff function subtracts the flight departure datetime 2001-12-17T09:30:02+05:00 from the arrival datetime 2001-12-17T19:30:02+05:00. Note that the arrival datetime is the greater value, so it is connected to the first input of the function.

mf-func-datetime-diff-example

The mapping output is the difference between the two (a period of 10 hours):

 

PT10H

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