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Get Date and Time String (G Dataflow)

Last Modified: March 15, 2017

Converts a timestamp value or a number of seconds to a date and time string in the time zone configured for the computer.

This node converts a numeric input into a date and time string by interpreting it as the time-zone-independent number of seconds that have elapsed since 12:00 a.m. on January 1, 1904, Universal Time.

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date format

Appearance of the date string.

Date formats vary with your system configuration. To use a different date format, use Format Date and Time String.

Name Description
short

Example: 1/21/94

long

Example: Friday, January 21, 1994

abbreviated

Example: Fri, Jan 21, 1994

Default: short

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timestamp

The time that you want to convert.

The year in this timestamp must be between 1600 and 3000.

If you wire a numeric value to this input, the node interprets the number as the time-zone-independent number of seconds that have elapsed since 12:00 a.m. on January 1, 1904, Universal Time [01-01-1904 00:00:00]. The node interprets a negative number as the number of seconds before this time.

Default: The current date and time

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show seconds?

Boolean that controls the display of seconds in the time string.

True Includes seconds in time string
False Does not include seconds in time string

Default: False

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date string

String of the date from timestamp formatted according to the specified date format.

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time string

String of the time from timestamp formatted according to the configured time zone for your computer.

Where This Node Can Run:

Desktop OS: Windows

FPGA: This product does not support FPGA devices


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