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milli() Function


milli( time )

This function returns the millisecond portion of a timestamp or the decimal number that represents 1 millisecond in days.


Keyword Type Description



Time or Datetime timestamp from which to extract the milliseconds.



Usage considerations

When no parameter is passed, the function returns the Interval (Day to Second) value of 1 millisecond in days (0::00:00:00.001).

When the optional time parameter is passed, it returns the millisecond portion of the given Datetime value.

If the now() function is passed as the parameter, the millisecond portion of the current timestamp is returned.


milli() returns 0::00:00:00.001

milli(now()) returns 123

See Also

now(): Use this function to use the current timestamp as the time value.

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 Compatible

Can be used to create a custom record field that only evaluates at sync time.

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

milli() Function