Time formats

You can use your own time format when inserting the current time into a note.

These expressions may be used for the date:

Expression Output
d the day as number without a leading zero (1 to 31)
dd the day as number with a leading zero (01 to 31)
ddd the abbreviated localized day name (e.g. ‘Mon’ to ‘Sun’).
dddd the long localized day name (e.g. ‘Monday’ to ‘Sunday’).
M the month as number without a leading zero (1-12)
MM the month as number with a leading zero (01-12)
MMM the abbreviated localized month name (e.g. ‘Jan’ to ‘Dec’).
MMMM the long localized month name (e.g. ‘January’ to ‘December’).
yy the year as two digit number (00-99)
yyyy the year as four digit number

These expressions may be used for the time:

Expression Output
h the hour without a leading zero (0 to 23 or 1 to 12 if AM/PM display)
hh the hour with a leading zero (00 to 23 or 01 to 12 if AM/PM display)
H the hour without a leading zero (0 to 23, even with AM/PM display)
HH the hour with a leading zero (00 to 23, even with AM/PM display)
m the minute without a leading zero (0 to 59)
mm the minute with a leading zero (00 to 59)
s the second without a leading zero (0 to 59)
ss the second with a leading zero (00 to 59)
z the milliseconds without leading zeroes (0 to 999)
zzz the milliseconds with leading zeroes (000 to 999)
AP or A use AM/PM display. A/AP will be replaced by either “AM” or “PM”.
ap or a use am/pm display. a/ap will be replaced by either “am” or “pm”.
t the timezone (for example “CEST”)

Example format strings:

Format Result
dd.MM.yyyy hh:mm 21.05.2001 14:13
dd.MM.yyyy 21.05.2001
ddd MMMM d yy Tue May 21 01
hh:mm:ss.zzz 14:13:09.042
h:m:s ap 2:13:9 pm

Take a look at the Qt documentation for more information about time formats.

If you need to make more complex operations to output the current time please consider creating a custom action.