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Converting Unix Time given in string to QDateTime

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The code snippet shows how we can convert a unix time value stored in a QString to a corresponding value in QDateTime.

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Tested with
SDK: Nokia Qt SDK 1.1.3
Devices(s): N9, N950
Platform(s): Qt, all versions
Keywords: QDateTime
Created: vineet.jain (15 Dec 2011)
Last edited: hamishwillee (11 Oct 2012)

Headers required

#include <QDateTime>


bool isconverted;
QString iUnixTimeValue = "1323275400"
uint iunixtime_integer = iUnixTimeValue .toUInt(&isconverted);
QDateTime idatetime = QDateTime::fromTime_t(iunixtime_integer );


The unix time value got successfully converted to : 07 Dec 2011 16:30:00

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