string px_date2string ( resource pxdoc, int value, string format )
Turns a date as it stored in the paradox file into human readable
format. Paradox dates are the number of days since 1.1.0000.
This function is just for convenience. It can be easily replaced by some
math and the calendar functions as demonstrated in the example below.
Resource identifier of the paradox database
as returned by px_new().
Value as stored in paradox database field of type
String format similar to the format used by date().
The placeholders support by this function is a subset of those
supported by date() (Y, y, m, n, d, j, L).
Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.
Example 1. Turn a paradox date into a human readable form
<?php $px = px_new();
/* make up a date as it could be stored in */ /* a date field of a paradox db. */ /* 700000 days since 1.1.0000. */ $days = 700000;
/* Use the calendar functions to print a */ /* human readable format of the date */ echo jdtogregorian($days+1721425)."\n"; /* px_date2string() outputs the same */ echo px_date2string($px, $days, "n/d/Y")."\n";