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@addTime function calculates incorrect time with calendar



@addTime function is used to calculate expiry time, based on that time, a button will be enabled which will release the ratings on the website.

The addTime function does not calculate correct time, when calendar instance is passed as parameter. It calculates correct time when calendar instance is not passed.

Using Calendar instance, it sometime gives the results with a difference of 2 or 3 days, sometime it takes up 8 Normal Hours, instead of Business Hours.

Error Messages


Steps to Reproduce

1.) Create an activity and use addtime function with the following syntax:

@addTime(param.Starttime, 0, Local.BusinessHours, 0, 0, true, Param.CalendarInstance) 

where Param.Starttime will be current time, Local.BusinessHours = 8 and CalendarInstance can be any. 

2. Use the same without calendar 
@addTime(param.Starttime, 0, Local.Normal, 0, 0, false, "")

Root Cause

The root cause of this problem is due to the calendar instance not using the time zone field while acquiring Gregorian Calendar in the class


Hfix-20720 helps address this issue - the amendment done is to include time zone while acquiring the calendar instance s below:


Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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