Publicado Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:43:45 GMT por Nathan French ComDoc Systems Analyst

I'm stumped by an odd thing with dates in workflow, with an on-premise system that was just upgraded to 7.0.  This is a new workflow, so I'm not sure if the upgrade had anything to do with it.  

- I'm using WF_CURRENT_DATE to datestamp an approval.  It is always showing yesterday at 5pm.  
n my cloud system WF_CURRENT_DATE always shows today at noon.  
(I know the time is not part of WF_CURRENT_DATE, no problem. But being recorded as 5pm instead of noon is odd)

- I'm pulling a date field to prefill a task form field, and it decrements the already indexed date by one day.
Indexed field:  Date = 12/13/2018
Form: (Prefill: Index Data; Field: Date) = 12/12/2018

Examined so far:
- System times and timezone (US Eastern Standard, UTC -05:00) are correct on DW server, DB server, Client machine.
- All other date fields in DW are correct: Stored, modified, document history items, even workflow history items.  And the 'x' shortcut for current date.
- Returned value is off by -19 hours.
 - - Actual returned: "12/12/2018 5:00:00 PM" 
 - - Expected correct: "12/13/2018 12:00:00 PM"

I did put in a service request, but if there's a file somewhere to change a number in and someone knows it, this may be faster.

Thanks in advance.

Publicado Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:46:00 GMT por Phil Robson DocuWare Corporation Senior Director Client Services, Americas

Support have at least 2 open issues with R&D on workflow dates. The problem is that UTC offset is being applied to a date only value when it should not be.


Phil Robson
Senior Director Support DocuWare

Publicado Tue, 02 Apr 2019 17:24:54 GMT por Matthew Trembly Software Support Manager
It appears this was resolved in DocuWare Version 7 Minor Update 20190118 / Build (file) version: / Setup version: 7.0.8558.0

Are you able to confirm?


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