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Getting Computers Date & Time

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Hi,
I was wondering if anyone could help me.
      I want to know how to get the current computer time and date,
in both 24 hr format or showing "AM/PM"


Thanks
Dave Steers
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by:Éric Moreau
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Use the Format function.

? format(time,"hh:nn:ss AMPM")
09:50:33 PM
? format(time,"hh:nn:ss")
21:50:47
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soosairaj earned 50 total points
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Dear friend you can use  Now() function for both Date And Time .
 if you want only time you can use Time()
   if you want only  date you can use Date() function


Regards..

Raj
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by:KDivad
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Date, Time and Now are probably what you want, but also take a look at the following functions: Year, Month, Day, Hour, Minute and Second.
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by:dsteers
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Thank you everyone,soosairaj,emoreau &
KDavid.
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by:dsteers
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Also does anyone know a bit of code that would allow the subtraction of time over midnight.
E.g From 1300 (PM) Thursday 9 March to
 0200 (AM) Friday 10 March.

The Code will tell the difference between the two in days,hours & minutes.

Thanks
Dave Steers
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by:dsteers
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DAMM !!
I meant to Give the points to emoreau,
(sorry soosairaj).
My mistake.

emoreau I will post you the points in another question labled
"Points for emoreau"
sorry for this inconvienience.
Thanks
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by:KDivad
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>>Also does anyone know a bit of code that would allow the subtraction of time over midnight.<<
Take a look at the DateDiff function.
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