Including The Current Date In Your Output (i.e. Build Date)

A quick tip here for including the date in your output - this is useful when you wish to inform the end user when the output was created.

To do this, you need to use the %%ShortDate%% Metadata tag. This will automatically include the date in the "Short Date" Format. You can also use a number of other date metadata elements. For example:

  • %%ShortDate%% - 03/07/2019
  • %%LongDate%% - 03 July 2019
  • %%GeneralDate%% - 03/07/2019 12:39
  • %%Year%% = 2019

You can also include the time in your output by using the following Metadata elements:

  • %%ShortTime%% - 12:39
  • %%LongTime%% - 12:39:40

You can find a full list of MetaData elements located in our online help in the links below:

Document! X users can also find specific Metadata reference topics in our online help in the links below:



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