NOW( ) function

Returns the current operating system time as a Datetime data type.

Syntax

NOW( )

Parameters

This function does not have any parameters.

Output

Datetime.

Remarks

The NOW( ) function returns the current operating system time as a datetime value, whereas the TIME( ) function, when used without parameters, returns the current operating system time as a character string.

Example

Example Return value

NOW( )

The current operating system time returned as a datetime value, using the current ACL time display format.

For example: 23:59:59

Related reference
TIME( ) function


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