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now Macro

30th June 2017 at 10:34pm
Core Macros Macros

The now macro returns the current date and time in a specified format.

The value doesn't update automatically, like a ticking clock. It updates whenever the macro call is rendered, such as when the containing tiddler's display needs to be refreshed for some other reason.


A string specifying the desired format, defaulting to 0hh:0mm, DDth MMM YYYY

Note: The format string [UTC]YYYY0MM0DD0hh0mm0ssXXX will return a date string representing the UTC time-stamp as it is used in the TiddlyWiki created and modified time-stamp fields.