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Posts: 17
Registered: ‎07-31-2013
My Device: Q10
My Carrier: T-Mobile

ListItem date access

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hi, 

i'm in front of my next problem, want to edit the timeformat as is should say how many time since the last update past,

i mean instead of 2013-10-08T17:27:59.745Z  1 if the lastUpdate was yesterday, 2 for the day before yesterday and so on.

that means that i have to compare it to the current date but i dont know how i can get access to the lastUpdate Variant in my Map.

 

QMap(("weather", QVariant(QVariantList, (QVariant(QVariantMap, QMap(("citydocid", QVariant(QString, "") ) ( "id" ,  QVariant(qlonglong, 94) ) ( "city" ,  QVariant(QString, "test") ) ( "lastUpdate" ,  QVariant(QString, "2013-1008T17:23:39.154Z") ) ) ) ) )

 

Hope you can help me again.

thanks in advance

 

 

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Posts: 6,152
Registered: ‎07-05-2012
My Device: Playbook, Dev Alpha C, Z10 LE, Z30
My Carrier: Orange

Re: ListItem date access

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One problem per thread please, please post your new problem as a new thread.

 

[Edit] If you click on the link 'Report inappropriate content' next to the message above you can then ask a moderator to split the thread for you. This is a better way to do it to avoid replication.

 

[Edit 2] Please don't open a new thread as I've asked the moderator to split the thread.


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Re: ListItem date access

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What does ListItemData.lastUpdate return?


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Re: ListItem date access

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it returns a string for example: 

"2013-1008T17:23:39.154Z"
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Re: ListItem date access

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Yes so as per my earlier suggestion I recommend converting it to a QDateTime and then you can use the functions within that to help you...

 

http://harmattan-dev.nokia.com/docs/library/html/qt4/qdatetime.html#daysTo


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Re: ListItem date access

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Before @Zmey chips in with it you can also use QML's date object... Smiley Wink

 

http://qt-project.org/doc/qt-4.8/qml-date.html

 

Personally I prefer to work with QDateTime it's more extensive.

 


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Re: ListItem date access

Hehe. Smiley Happy

 

There are also lots of ready-made JavaScript snippets, for example prettyDate function from this link:

http://ejohn.org/blog/javascript-pretty-date/

http://ejohn.org/files/pretty.js

 


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