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CURRENT_DATETIME

Returns the current date and time as of the specified or default timezone.

Sample usage

CURRENT_DATETIME()
 
CURRENT_DATETIME("America/Los_Angeles")")

Syntax

CURRENT_DATETIME([time_zone])

Parameters

  • time_zone - Optional. A text field or expression representing the timezone. This parameter is a string representing the timezone to use. If no timezone is specified, the default timezone UTC is used. See Timezone definitions for information on how to specify a time zone. If the time_zone parameter evaluates to NULL, this function returns NULL.

Return data type

Date & Time

Examples

Example formula Input Output
CURRENT_DATETIME() January 10, 2020 10:38 AM 2020-1-10 10:38:47

Notes

This function is not available for compatibility mode date types.

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