Re: application displays date off by one day

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Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 05:53:14 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 8, 4:23 pm, wrote:
> I believe that we (myself, and my co-workers), with the help of
> others, have identified the cause and a solution.
> I hope that the following information will prevent some other poor
> soul from going through what I and my co-worker have experienced over
> the last few days.
> I suspected, at least recently, that the problem existed in the
> presentation layer, and to a certain extent it seems that was a
> correct assumption.  All the debugging, and trouble shooting that we
> did suggested that the UIX/ADF was not rendering the date correctly.
> That is, when it converted the Date to a String for presentation it
> did so incorrectly.  I further concluded that the reason for this was
> that some parameter that the conversion routine used was either not
> set, or set incorrectly.  At first I assumed that this setting must
> originate either in the database, or in the application server, since
> the application had been previously deployed, and the problem did not
> surface in the previous deployment.
> It turns out that I was right on one account and wrong on another.
> The conversion routine was incorrectly rendering the Date as a result
> of a parameter not being set, but the parameter in question was in the
> data model and not in the application server, nor the database.  The
> conversion routine failed to produce the correct result because the
> Format Type of the View Object attribute was not set.
> To set the Format Type of the View Object here is what I did:
> 1. Opened the View Object in the View Object Editor
> 2. Expanded the attributes
> 3. Selected the attribute the was not displaying properly (i.e.
> MyDateField )
> 4. Selected the Control Hints tab on the View Object Editor
> 5.Set Format Type to Simple Date
> And that is how I was able to resolve the issue.
> Thanks to everyone who contributed to this thread.
> Hopefully my pain and suffering will lessen someone else's.
> Cheers,
Thank you for reporting the actual cause of the problem and the solution.

David Fitzjarrell Received on Wed Jan 09 2008 - 07:53:14 CST

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