SpaceDesign Time Formats

These time formats can be used in the report text of Space Design to provide better control of date and time.

Usage: %[TM:format]% where format can contain arbitrary text, plus any of the following:


Abbreviated weekday name


Full weekday name


Abbreviated month name


Full month name


Date and time representation appropriate for locale


Day of month as decimal number (01 – 31)


Hour in 24-hour format (00 – 23)


Hour in 12-hour format (01 – 12)


Day of year as decimal number (001 – 366)


Month as decimal number (01 – 12)


Minute as decimal number (00 – 59)


Current locale's A.M./P.M. indicator for 12-hour clock


Second as decimal number (00 – 59)


Week of year as decimal number, with Sunday as first day of week (00 – 53)


Weekday as decimal number (0 – 6; Sunday is 0)


Week of year as decimal number, with Monday as first day of week (00 – 53)


Date representation for current locale


Time representation for current locale


Year without century, as decimal number (00 – 99)


Year with century, as decimal number

%z, %Z

Either the time-zone name or time zone abbreviation, depending on registry settings; no characters if time zone is unknown


Percent sign


%TM[%b %d %Y %X]%

Dec 31 1998 20:00:00

%TM[%a on %b %d, %Y, %X time zone: %Z]%

Wed on Jan 25, 2006, 11:32:10 time zone: W. Europe Standard Time

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