<utility : Tstamp>


Sets properties to the current time, or offsets from the current time. The default properties are TSTAMP, DSTAMP and TODAY;


Attribute Description Type Required?
prefix Set a prefix for the properties. If the prefix does not end with a "." one is automatically added String ?

Parameters accepted as nested elements


This nested element that allows a property to be set to the current date and time in a given format. The date/time patterns are as defined in the Java SimpleDateFormat class. The format element also allows offsets to be applied to the time to generate different time values.
Attribute Description Type Required
locale The locale used to create date/time string. The general form is "language, country, variant" but either variant or variant and country may be omitted. For more information please refer to documentation for the java.util.Locale class. String ?
unit The unit of the offset to be applied to the current time. Valid Values are
  • millisecond
  • second
  • minute
  • hour
  • day
  • week
  • month
  • year
The default unit is day.
String ["millisecond", "second", "minute", "hour", "day", "week", "month", "year"] ?
timezone The timezone to use for displaying time. The values are as defined by the Java TimeZone class. String ?
pattern The date/time pattern to be used. The values are as defined by the Java SimpleDateFormat class. String ?
property The property to receive the date/time string in the given pattern String ?
offset The numeric offset to the current time. int ?