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General - Date

  • Last Modified: 2019-07-30

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Returns the current date and time of the local timezone in the specified .NET datetime format string, or ISO 8601 format (yyyy-MM-ddThh:mm:ss) if no format is specified.

Script usage:



Name Description
Format An optional .NET datetime format string.

See also:


# format strings taken from
set $OtterScript = >>
Now: $Date
UTC Now: $DateUtc

Custom: $Date(hh:mm:ss.f)
RFC1123: $Date(r)
Sortable: $Date(s)
Short time: $Date(t)

set $Result = $Eval($OtterScript);

Log-Information $Result;

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