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local_time_to_utc

version 1.0.0.0 (2.77 KB) by Peter Tenenbaum
Convert local time to UTC

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Updated 02 Dec 2008

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This function converts local time to UTC via Java methods. It is therefore portable to Matlab on any platform. It can take as argument either a vector of datenums or a vector of datevecs (ie, local_time_to_utc(now) or local_time_to_utc([2008 01 01 00 00 00])). It formats the returned time as a Matlab date/time string with a post-pended 'Z' to indicate UTC.

Cite As

Peter Tenenbaum (2020). local_time_to_utc (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/22295-local_time_to_utc), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (3)

Excellent contribution. Many thanks. Can also get UTC from an URL http://www.convert-unix-time.com/api?timestamp=now

It's a pity I found this submission only after having written my own one (inferior to this one, since only working on Windows).

Tim Scott

Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2007a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux
Acknowledgements

Inspired: skychart