Time presets

Time presets (Date / Time category in Variable Wizard) retrieves the current date and time in one of the most used standards and character formatting for using in various situations from file / folder name creation and retrieval to dates and times used in emails.

Variable Wizard - Time presets
VariableDescription
PresetChoose the preset according to which the date / time value will be returned.
  • Sortable file - returns a non-separated numerical value of date and time especially convenient for using in file / folder names.
  • Sortable file (long) - returns a non-separated numerical value of date and time (including milliseconds).
  • Sortable file (dashed) - returns a dash-separated date and time value which incorporates year, month, date, hour, minutes and seconds. Being easily readable this format also allows generating file and folder names that are easily sortable in ascending or descending order.
  • System date - returns the numeric value of current date.
  • System date (long) - returns current system date in text format including day of the week.
  • System time - returns current system time.
  • System time (long) - returns long value of current system time (including seconds).
  • Sortable - returns numeric value of date and time in standard sortable format.
  • Sortable (universal) - returns date and time in sortable numeric format.
  • RFC 1123 - returns weekday, date and time in international format.
Universal time (UTC)Specifies that universal time (UTC) value will be returned instead of local 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 time 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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