Date / time component

Date / Time component (Date / Time category in Variable Wizard) retrieves only a part either from date or from time, such as year, month, day, hour, minute or second. Date / Time component allows extracting every possible date and time part with easy further integration into Actions. The application of Date / Time component becomes even more powerful with simultaneous use of multiple variables at a time.

Variable Wizard - Date / time component
VariableDescription
DateSelect the discrete part of date or time (year, month, day, day of the week, hours, minutes, seconds, milliseconds, etc.) the value of which will be retrieved. The returned part contains the value of the date / time at the moment of Action execution.
  • Year - returns 4 digit year value.
  • Year (2 digits) - returns 2 digit year value.
  • Month - return numeric value of the month.
  • Month (text) - returns 3 character long text value of the month.
  • Month (long text) - returns the full text value of the month.
  • Day of the month - returns current day of the month (date).
  • Day of the week - returns day of the week (Sunday is 1st).
  • Day of the week (ISO) - returns day of the week by ISO standard (Monday is 1st).
  • Day of the week (text) - returns 3 character long text value of name of the weekday.
  • Day of the week (long text) - returns full name of the weekday.
  • Day of the year - returns the day number since the beginning of the year.
  • Week of the year - returns the week number since the beginning of the year. The first week of a year is the week that contains the first Thursday of a year.
  • Hours - returns hour value in 12 hour format.
  • Hours (24) - returns hour value in 24 hour format.
  • Minutes - returns a minute value.
  • Seconds - returns a value of current second.
  • Milliseconds - returns a value of current millisecond.
  • am/pm - returns am or pm depending on current time.
  • Time zone - returns a GMT time zone value.
Add leading zeroAdds leading zero to month, day, hour value if it contains only one digit.
Universal time (UTC)Specifies that the values retrieved will be of universal time.
AdjustAllows additionally modifying any value by adding or removing specified amount of days, minutes, seconds or milliseconds, thus also providing a possibility for retrieving a value of any previous or next date or hour.
PreviewShows format of date / time component generated on basis of selection.
Time unitsTime unitsAllows precise specifying of time periods in milliseconds, seconds, minutes, hours or days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our support team.

© 2001–2017 Febooti Ltd.