Date-times: Get Current Date & Time

Use this action to save the current date and time to a field.

To display a date-time in a specific timezone, use the Dates: Format a Date Time action to format the output field from this action.

Use case

The primary use case for this action is reporting on when other tasks are completed. When this action is paired with another task that it is dependent upon, the result is the exact date-time or timestamp of when that preceding task completed.

How to configure this action

This action only requires an Output Field Name to store the current time in. The action will check the time in the team’s timezone and output it.

Fields for this action

  • Output Field Name

    • The name of the field in which the result should be saved. The step name is used by default.

What will this output?

The current date time will be in the YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS.sssZ (ex. 2018-02-14T03:45:200Z) format.

Output fields for this action

  • Output Field Name

    • The current time when the action runs.

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