DATEVALUE() formula fields are incorrect in Reports and Visualforce due to daylight savings
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DATEVALUE() formula fields are incorrect in Reports and Visualforce due to daylight savings

Analytics , Apex , VisualForce

Last updated 2 days ago ·Reference W-869341 ·Reported By 315 users

In Review

Summary
1. Reports and Visualforce components relying on a Date/Time format field may be off by an hour during Daylight Savings Time.

2. This can also present different values in records in lightning vs. classic. This is due to how and when the DATEVALUE currently truncates the time from the Date/Time field.

Repro
Formulas using the DateValue() function display as being off by one hour when displayed on Reports or Visualforce.

As an example for scenario 2 listed above,

Consider the following formula:

DATEVALUE(Random_DateTimeField__c)

Workbench shows the Random_DateTimeField__c to have a value of:

2018-06-18T04:00:00.000Z

Lightning will display the date at 6/17/2018
Classic will display the date at 6/18/2018

Workaround
Go to Setup, in the Quick Find box, enter Company Information. Under Local Settings, select Improve DATEVALUE() accuracy for DST. If your org’s custom formulas include workarounds that adjust date values between 11:00 PM and 1:00 AM, remove them before enabling this setting. If you don’t remove the workarounds, your data could be inaccurate. Enabling the preference can also increase the compiled size of existing formulas with the DATEVALUE() function.

Reported By (315)

Dean Wooldridge Zoe Jong Cathie Tevendale Brian Nørremark Jake RudmanMPW Austin Walters DWTS DWTS Admin Nicky Jago Labware scaleMatters Sharath Reddy Bobby Mathew Wade Shryock Andrea Coleman Anson Lee Chris Vozzo Neela SN CT Admin April Costner Aditya Vikram Sarkar Veenavalli Srikakulam Marty Kopka Barunava Pal Anshul Chouksey Robert Falla bharath avaldar Anjali Dahiya Salesforce Connector Olavo Zapata Srikanth Annavarapu Ming Chen Tianhao Wu Laxman Kanuri Prasad Badithala Sam Laird Cailen Waddell Wendy Liu Prateek Reddy Kamidi Pablo Andres Lopez Borquez David Kesler Rebecca Heald Hiral Shah Paula Jarvis Cam Worth Bhaumik Patel Dale Becker Saradruthi Anne Steve O'Neal Kyla Longe Akshit Jain Jessica Velez Amit Baluni Admin Kryon Jeff Musgrave Ninad Daudkhane Dmitry Bakovich Erica Lotecki Markus Lucht Jayesh Shewale Nicole Warshauer Angela Korniyenko Kushagra Aggarwal Helgi Felixson Shawn Rogers Tatsiana Yelets Marlon Rodriguez Oleksandr Yevsieiev Sophie Saia Arno Deygas Tom Bassett Chris Esposito Evan Ponter Satishkumar Ramasamy Yassine AIT OUKHADOU Yannick Tisserand Sandeep Musku Suresh Varma Raju Vijay Kumar Tanguturi Paula Jarvis integrator Integrator Rudy Aceves Garrett Swann Erin Munoz Justin Nauman Cameron Aisenbrey Jake Bullard Sharath Nookala Stu Hilditch Dylan Bowman Thimmaraju M Amy Carlson Tom Bluck Abhilasha Gupta Scott Melick Dibya Shrestha Tyler Fisher Mario Hernandez Courtney Patterson Scott McFarlane Roman Rybenskiy Matt Holloway Samantha Carroll Justin Fogel Damien Defosse Dean Hobden Your Admin Team Support Petr Kozyrev Chiau Ho Ong Jack Doyle Phani Pradyumna Somayajula Matt Marcucci Nic Maglio Jennifer Wilson Nick Cafarchio Michelle Yan Levi Davison Chance Hoskins Maureen Gray Tom Marshall Jaya Alaparthi Syed Thausief Hasan Syed Thurab Hasan Dan Ross Rouel Agustin Gareth Ensor Ezra Kenigsberg John Norman David Brown Ricardo Mendoza Dana Bourke Nathan Dunn Melissa Hansen Roman Riabenskyi Robert Gulick Akhil Karanam Debasis Nayak Racheli Levi Christina Lanouette Vishnu Kumar Frank Trenkler Lynne Sloggett Milo Gaster Jack Birmingham Louise Smith Nicola Poupard Nikesh Pabari Jamie Bolton Dan Crumley Eileen Auton Shivaji Shete David Gruen Qingjun Li Kristi Brown Anatolij Nook Neil Flores Keith Cornila Ann Allen Matt Solomon Shana Hoch Samantha Allen Amy Leblanc Emily Hann Anna Lu Jagan Gorre Zach Baker James Benson HK M Jim Rambo Liam Dempsey Matthew Talbot William Denholm Snehith Challuri Neil Hall William Denholm Tena Wolver Gloria Bulman Amy Carlton David Rubens Kevin Hsieh Integração Pentaho Tobias Köppe Tuomas Mikkola Jamie Seyler BI Automated System Todd Barnsley IT SFDev IT SFDev Aditya Bhagavatula shailendra singhai Robert Watson Satyo Iswara Sakshi Jhamb Anthony Kind Bao Nguyen Sky Admin Eva Barrett Matt Parlane Guy Palker Jacob Kohler Shachar Kaufman Stephanie Thorne Ludvig Rhodin Ye Li Jay Hartley Josh Turnof Jon Wilson Tsegaye Mulugeta Steve Rugg Heather Hafner Steven DeMeola Brad Currier Tom Gangemi Admin Jeffrey Azevedo Jeffrey Azevedo Nathan Denny Rakshik Bhan Lauren Rockford Rich Slack Jamie Buck-Tomek Maxime Labbe Thomy Jalbert Jason Matos Rohit Singh Russell baker Evan Ponter Paul Homer Liz Lawson Ben Williams George Weilenmann Valdas Stasevicius Ben Bromberg David Sparks Dawid Naude Marissa Geller Jose Veroes ilume informatik AG Ryan Mercer Michael Burton Jason Summers Mark Buhlman Roy Williams Chris Heath Naiya Mittal Paul Mickens Victor Lu Derek McKay Freddie Garcia Laura Meerkatz Cecil Itty Aliza Ameen Topher Odfina Rachel Morton Preet Kaur Amanda O'Donnell Venkatesh Chirala Venkateswarlu Chirala Venkateswarlu Ch Jerry Yu Chris Edwards Kristin Johnson Caroline Hoover Heidi Norgaard Kevin Liu Anita Desai Jerry Daru Mansi Kataria Meggan Grahn Ian Lavey Emir Taylan PatronTech Admin Peter Schultz Katie Stull PatronTech Admin Michael Tubbs Joseph Pilchowski Alex Rea Maureen Matzer Tony Otero Paul Narsavage Navees Ahmed David McLean Meredith Salget Ellen Hindson Louis Anthony Pauza III PatronTech Admin PatronTech Admin Ben Bromberg PatronTech Admin Rachel Hands Allison Klein PatronTech Admin Matthew Albertson Doug Kells Jean-Christophe Boulanger Jonathan Adlerstein Umesh Maitipe Trevor Pollack Yona Adler Yechiel Kaplan Eric Robertson Yisroel Mushell Wesam Iwas Lucas Hidden A Admin Louis Svoboda Meltem Kutik Nagesh Earanti TJ Warfield Jerun Jose Stanley Vishal Gaur Donardo Paglinawan Chris Leininger Kate Lloyd Nancy Brown Glenn Ocay Ted Stevens

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