Current date and time as number of seconds
Note: Many $functions have been deprecated in favor of Object Oriented methods. The OO equivalent of $Sir_DateNS is CurrentTimeSeconds.
The $Sir_DateNS function has no arguments and returns the number of seconds since 1 January, 1900.
%num = $Sir_DateNS
|%num||Set to the number of seconds from |
- $Sir_DateNS has no error conditions.
- Values returned by $Sir_DateNS will exceed the range that can be represented in a 4-byte integer, so you should probably avoid storing the value in a
- To obtain the current date and time in a readable form, use $Sir_Date.
- To convert the number of seconds to a readable form, use $Sir_NS2Date.
The following fragment will print the date and time 1 minute from the current time:
Print $Sir_NS2Date($Sir_DateNS + 60, 'MM/DD/YY HH:MI:SS')