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Extracting Time from Date Field - But how to avoid #ERROR if date field is blank?

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Hi there,

I am using a formula field to pull the time stamp (and t-zone) from a Date and Time field. I am using this formula currently: DATETIME_FORMAT(SET_TIMEZONE({Day 1 - Start}, ‘America/Los_Angeles’), ‘h:mm a’). This works wonderfully, however, if the time and date field is blank (which, in my case, does happen) my time stamp field shows #ERROR. How can I add to this formula so it knows to leave the field blank if the date and time field is blank?

Would appreciate all and any help on this.

Daniel

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Wrap your formula in an IF function that tests if there is a value in the date/time field.

IF(
  {Day 1 - Start},
  DATETIME_FORMAT(SET_TIMEZONE({Day 1 - Start}, 'America/Los_Angeles'), 'h:mm a')
)

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Wrap your formula in an IF function that tests if there is a value in the date/time field.

IF(
  {Day 1 - Start},
  DATETIME_FORMAT(SET_TIMEZONE({Day 1 - Start}, 'America/Los_Angeles'), 'h:mm a')
)

Thank you so much! This was exactly what I was looking for!

So appreciative!
Daniel