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System Date

tracyb

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Does any one know how to use the system date in a mapkey. ie what is the varible called, or is this even possible?
 

proed

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Don't know if it's possible inside Pro/E, but if you could get your mapkey to go to the shell, you could use the %date% variable.
 

cschuette

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Tracy,

How are you trying to use this function? Are you trying to add the current date to a drawing or a model parameter? In drawing mode the parameter &todays_date will pull the system date. The display characteristics of the date can be set in config.pro todays_date_note_format. The value would be something similar to %mm/%dd/%yy to control how the date is displayed.
 

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