how to Specify Time Zones?

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pruth on 6 Dec 2019
Edited: pruth on 9 Dec 2019
i have this time array(datetimes-attached). since this is a UTC time i need to convert it into local time that is 4 hr 54 min ahead of UTC.
i am using this code give bellow
TimeZone = ' +4:54', a = datetimes.TimeZone
or even if i use this
datetimes.TimeZone = '+4:54'
it gives me an error saying
'Struct contents reference from a non-struct array object.'
what i am doing wrong here ??
and in this case what i need to do to get rid of this problem ?

Answers (1)

Bhaskar R
Bhaskar R on 6 Dec 2019
Edited: Bhaskar R on 6 Dec 2019
Given mat file contains series date numbers. Instead of taking time zone as '+HH:mm' format specify local area string as 'Asia/Kolkata'
t = datetime(datetimes,'ConvertFrom','datenum'); % series to datetime format
t.TimeZone = 'Asia/Kolkata';
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pruth on 9 Dec 2019
in atmopsheric research we can not use kolkatas time for Pune. even in india we we follow same time zone local time varies with longitude! i have to specify time as '+HH:mm' format

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