Date Time Formatter

Overview

Date Time Formatter outputs a date and/or time in a specified format. By using a combination of special format characters, many different date/time formats can be created. This is used mostly for localization, however, it could also be used for formatting based on user preferences.

For more information about formatting strings, please see the external links at the bottom of this page.

Attributes

Input

Attribute

Type

Description

Default Timezone

Drop-down

The timezone that will be used, which is an offset of the UTC.

Default DST

Drop-down

Determines whether or not Daylight Savings Time is taken into account.

Output

Attribute

Type

Description

Format Examples

Drop-down

A selection of pre-defined formats. By selecting Custom, you can create a custom formatting string.

Custom Format

String

The formatting string which will determine how the date and/or time is represented.

Inputs

Input

Type

Description

Pulse Input (►)

Pulse

A standard input Pulse, to trigger the execution of the Node.

UTC Unix (ms)

Int

The UTC in Unix format.

Timezone Offset (ms)

Int

The time offset in milliseconds.

DST

Bool

Determines whether or not Daylight Savings Time is taken into account.

Format

String

The formatting string which will determine how the date and/or time is represented.

Outputs

Output

Type

Description

Pulse Output (►)

Pulse

A standard output Pulse, to move onto the next Node along the logic branch, once this Node has finished its execution.

Output

String

The formatted date/time.

See Also

External Links