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Displays a timestamp value or a numeric value as time in the format you specify using time format codes. For example, %c displays locale-specific date/time. Time-related format codes include the following: %X (locale-specific time), %H (hour, 24-hour clock), %I (hour, 12-hour clock), %M (minute), %S (second), %<digit>u (fractional seconds with <digit> precision), and %p (a.m./p.m. flag). Date-related format codes include the following: %x (locale-specific date), %y (year within century), %Y (year including century), %m (month number), %b (abbreviated month name), %d (day of month), and %a (abbreviated weekday name).
|time format string specifies the format of the output string. Time format codes (beginning with %) not recognized by the function as a format code return the character literally. The default code is %c, which corresponds to the date/time representation appropriate for the configured time zone for the computer. If time format string is an empty string, the function uses the default.|
|time stamp can be a timestamp or a numeric. If numeric, this number is the time-zone-independent number of seconds that have elapsed since 12:00 a.m., Friday, January 1, 1904, Universal Time [01-01-1904 00:00:00]. The default is the current date and time. If year is before 1904, time stamp is negative.|
|UTC format specifies if the output string is in Universal Time or in the configured time zone for the computer. If TRUE, date/time string is in Universal Time. The default is FALSE.|
|date/time string is the formatted date/time string.|
|Note LabVIEW returns abbreviated weekday and month names as numeric values for systems that do not support abbreviated names, such as Chinese and Korean.|
This function calculates date/time string by copying time format string and replacing each of the time format codes with the corresponding values.
Time format codes have leading zeros as necessary to ensure a constant field width. An optional # modifier before the format code letter removes the leading zeros from the following format codes:
%#d, %#H, %#I, %#j, %#m, %#M, %#s, %#S, %#U, %#w, %#W, %#X, %#y, %#Y
The # modifier does not modify the behavior of any other format codes.
|Note The %c, %x, %X, %z, and %Z format codes depend on operating system locale support. The output of these codes is platform dependent. Interpretation of the Daylight Saving Time rule also can vary by platform.|
The function interprets timestamp and numeric values as the time-zone-independent number of seconds that have elapsed since 12:00 a.m., Friday, January 1, 1904, Universal Time [01-01-1904 00:00:00].