Clock

Last updated 26 days ago

The Clock component uses the internal clock on a phone to both set a Timer (to trigger an event) or to get the current time in a variety of date and time formats

Set a Timer (to Turn Off a Splash Screen)

Watch the Branding Screen tutorial

Property / Event

Description

Timer Enabled

If 'true', timer will fire. If 'false', turns off timer so it no longer fires

Timer Interval (milliseconds)

Interval between timer events in milliseconds

Timer

When timer has gone off

Timer Always Fires

If 'true', timer will fire even if the application is not showing on the screen

Get the Current Time

Property

Description

Now

Returns an instant of the current time read from phone's clock

System Time

Returns the phone's internal time

Format Date (instant, pattern)

Returns text representing the date of an instant in the specified pattern

Format Date Time (instant, pattern)

Returns text representing the date and time of an instant in the specified pattern

Format Time (instant, pattern)

Return text representing the time of an instant

Month (instant)

Returns the month of the year (1-12) from the instant

Month Name (instant)

Returns the name of the month from the instant E.g. January, February, March...

Day Of Month (instant)

Returns the day of the month(1-31) from the instant

Weekday (instant)

Returns the day of the week represented as a number from 1 (Sunday) to 7 (Saturday)

Weekday Name (instant)

Returns the name of the day of the week from the instant

Year (instant)

Returns the year from the instant

Hour (instant)

Returns the hour of the day (0-23) from the instant

Minute (instant)

Returns the minute of the hour (0-59) from the instant

Second (instant)

Returns the second of the minute (0-59) from the instant

Get Millis (instant)

Returns the instant in time measured as milliseconds since 1970

Set a Future Time

Property

Description

Add Days (instant, number days)

Returns an instant in time some days after the argument

Add Weeks (instant, weeks)

Returns an instant in time some weeks after the argument

Add Months (instant, months)

Returns an instant in time some months after the argument

Add Years (instant, years)

Returns an instant in time some years after the argument

Add Seconds (instant, seconds)

Returns an instant in time some seconds after the argument

Add Minutes (instant, minutes)

Returns an instant in time some minutes after the argument

Add Hours (instant, hours)

Returns an instant in time some hours after the argument

Add Duration (instant, duration)

Returns an instant in time some time after the argument. Duration can be obtained from Clock.Duration

Calculate Duration

Property

Description

Duration (start, end)

Returns duration, which is milliseconds elapsed between instants

Duration To Seconds (duration)

Converts the duration to the number of seconds

Duration To Minutes (duration)

Converts the duration to the number of minutes

Duration To Hours (duration)

Converts the duration to the number of hours

Duration To Days (duration)

Converts the duration to the number of days

Duration To Weeks (duration)

Converts the duration to the number of weeks