7.4 Date/Time Components (Composition Builder v.5.0)

Digital Date/Time

This component can be used to display the date and/or time. There are several predefined formatting patterns, but you can use your own as well. The table below contains all formatting variables:

Placeholder

Meaning

Type

Placeholder

Meaning

Type

G

Era designator

Text

y

Year

Number

M

Month in year

Text and number

d

Day in month

Number

h

Hour in am/pm (1~12)

Number

H

Hour in day (0~23)

Number

m

Minute in hour

Number

s

Second in minute

Number

S

Millisecond

Number

E

Day in week

Text

D

Day in year

Number

F

Day of week in Month

Number

w

Week in year

Number

W

Week in month

Number

a

AM/PM marker

Text

k

Hour in day (1~24)

Number

K

Hour in AM/PM (0~11)

Number

Z

Time zone

Text

'

Escape for text

"

Single Quote

Digital Time (With Separators)

This component displays the time in “HH:MM” or “HH:MM:SS” format, where each separator can be flashing. The position of the separators has to be defined manually in the Inspector.

Analog Clock

This component displays an analog clock with three handles for hours, minutes and seconds. The size of each handle can be modified separately in the Inspector, as well as the border and the center dot.

Countdown / Countup

These components count up or down. You can define the minutes and seconds in the Inspector. The “Pause” input port can be used to pause the counter temporarily.

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