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now (MathScript RT Module Function)

LabVIEW 2012 MathScript RT Module Help

Edition Date: June 2012

Part Number: 373123C-01

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Owning Class: time

Requires: MathScript RT Module

Syntax

c = now

Description

Generates a floating-point number that represents the current date and time. Use date_to_str(now) to generate a string that is a readable version of the date and time.

Examples

Outputs

Name Description
c Returns the current date and time as a floating-point number. The integer part of c represents the current date. The fractional part of c represents the current time.

Details

The following table lists the support characteristics of this function.

Supported in the LabVIEW Run-Time Engine Yes
Supported on RT targets Yes
Suitable for bounded execution times on RT Not characterized

Examples

C = date_to_str(now)

Related Topics

clock
date
date_to_num


 

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