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This function is used in Python Scripting.

Description

Returns a java.util.Date object that represents the current time according to the local system clock.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.

Syntax

system.date.now()

  • Parameters

none

  • Returns

Date - A new date, set to the current date and time.

  • Scope

Gateway, Vision Client, Perspective Session

Code Examples
Code Snippet
# This example will set a calendar component to the current date and time.
 
event.source.parent.getComponent('Calendar').date = system.date.now()
Keywords

system date now, date.now

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