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Feature Proposal: Configure output format of search variable $createdate

Motivation

Improve usability and flexibiity through formatting the output.

Description and Documentation

Configure the output of the search variable $createdate like %GMTIME{}%. i.e. $createdate("$year-$month-$day") Or add something like $createisodate.

Examples

Impact

WhatDoesItAffect: Rendering, Search, Usability

Implementation

-- Contributors: TobiasVonDerKrone - 19 Dec 2008

Discussion

Good proposal. There is also a workaround: Use SpreadSheetPlugin CALC to convert to epoch, then back to a format of choice. Remember to escape the CALC inside a SEARCH so that it fires off once per search hit, not once per search. Untested example: format="$percntCALC{$FORMATTIME($TIME($createdate), $year-$mo-$day)}$percnt".

-- PeterThoeny - 19 Dec 2008

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