Date

Date (Date / Time category in Variable Wizard) retrieves current date value in specified format. Variable Wizard is able to return the current date with month, day, year values in different order as well as using different separators. That allows for wide range of application of date variable starting from file operations to use in text files to automated email sending.

Variable Wizard - Date
VariableDescription
FormatSpecifies the order of individual day, month and year values when forming the date value. The date values are available with the following orderings of its elements:
  • Month / Day / Year
  • Day / Month / Year
  • Year / Month / Day
  • Year / Day / Month
SeparatorSpecifies the character that separates date elements, i.e., day, month, year values.
  • / (Slash) - separates date elements by slash characters.
  • . (Dot) - separates date elements by dot characters.
  • - (Dash) - separates date elements by dashes.
  • None - non-separated numeric date value is returned.
Add leading zeroIndicates that leading zero is added to day or month represented with one digit.
2 digit yearShortens year value to two digit format.
Universal time (UTC)Specifies that the date value retrieved will be in 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 generated on basis of selected options.
Time unitsTime unitsAllows precise specifying of time periods in milliseconds, seconds, minutes, hours or days.

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