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Javascript API: Day offset when setting a date field in the workspace

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edited Feb 8, 2018 8:15AM in Customer Portal 3 comments


I'm using jQuery UI's datepicker on a page (which is run inside a browser control) and when a date is selected, I'm executing the following code:

   onSelect:function(datestring, inst)
      var timestamp = new Date(datestring).getTime()/1000; // datestring will be in mm/dd/yyyy format (02/15/2018)
      window.external.Incident.setCustomFieldByName('c$date_marked', timestamp); // gets populated as 02/13/2018

According to the Javascript API documentation,

A date-time value expressed as an integer in unix time format

I realize that it is due to the timezone difference between the client and server, but how would I go about syncing them together dynamically? i.e. without having to hardcode the timezone difference?

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