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now() Function

Function

now()

Returns the current Date and Time as a serial number.

Parameters

No parameters.

Returns

Date and Time

Examples

Get the current date and time

1
now() 

Returns 2/2/2022 2:02 PM GMT+00:00.

Convert the current date and time to a local time zone

1
local(now(), "IST")

Returns 2/2/2022 7:32 PM GMT+00:00.

Feature compatibility

The table below lists this function's compatibility with various features in Appian.
Feature Compatibility Note
Portals Compatible
Offline Mobile Compatible
Sync-Time Custom Record Fields Incompatible
Real-Time Custom Record Fields Incompatible

Custom record fields that evaluate in real time must be configured using one or more Custom Field functions.

Process Reports Compatible
Process Events Compatible
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now() Function

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