Viz Artist

Version 3.9.0 | Published December 13, 2017 ©

System Time

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The System Time plug-in creates a variety of time and date settings based on the system time. This plug-in adheres to the standard IEEE Std 1003.1, 2004 Ed.

Note: This plug-in is located in: Built Ins -> Container plug-ins -> Tools

This section contains information on the following topics:

System Time Properties

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  • format (aAbBcdDHIijlmMpSUwWxXyYzZ/:,.): Set the format of the system time.

  • Language: Set the language format of the system time. Options:

    • Default (system specific)

    • English

    • German

    • Norwegian

  • Seconds offset from system clock: Set the number of seconds the system clock should be offset (default is 0)

  • Hours offset from system clock: Set the number of hours the system clock should be offset (default is 0)

  • System time zone: Set the system time zone.

  • Show Time Zone: Show the result of the system time zone.

  • Lower Case Text: Show all text in lower case.

Time Zone: tzn[+|-] hh[:mm[:ss] ] [dzn]

  • tzn: Time zone name, e.g. PST

  • hh,mm,ss: Offsets from the local timezone to UTC (not the reverse).

    • For time zones ahead of the set one, the time difference is negative.

    • For time zones behind the set one, the time difference is positive.

  • dzn: Daylight-saving-time zone, e.g. PDT

Examples: EST5EDT, PST5PDT, GST-1GDT

See Also