|| The function converts datetime to string according to user-specified format.
The formatstr argument contains formatting string that specifies how date time should be converted to string.
Available formatting sequences are exactly like in strftime() C-runtime function strftime:
- %a - Abbreviated weekday name
- %A - Full weekday name
- %b - Abbreviated month name
- %B - Full month name
- %c - Date and time representation appropriate for locale
- %d - Day of month as decimal number (01 – 31)
- %H - Hour in 24-hour format (00 – 23)
- %I - Hour in 12-hour format (01 – 12)
- %j - Day of year as decimal number (001 – 366)
- %m - Month as decimal number (01 – 12)
- %M - Minute as decimal number (00 – 59)
- %p - Current locale’s A.M./P.M. indicator for 12-hour clock
- %S - Second as decimal number (00 – 59)
- %U - Week of year as decimal number, with Sunday as first day of week (00 – 53)
- %w - Weekday as decimal number (0 – 6; Sunday is 0)
- %W - Week of year as decimal number, with Monday as first day of week (00 – 53)
- %x - Date representation for current locale
- %X - Time representation for current locale
- %y - Year without century, as decimal number (00 – 99)
- %Y - Year with century, as decimal number
- %z, %Z - Time-zone name or abbreviation; no characters if time zone is unknown
- %% - Percent sign
Extra # flag may prefix any formatting code. In that case, the meaning of the format code is changed as follows.
Format Code Meaning
- %#a, %#A, %#b, %#B, %#p, %#X, %#z, %#Z, %#% # flag is ignored.
- %#c Long date and time representation, appropriate for current locale. For example: “Tuesday, March 14, 1995, 12:41:29”.
- %#x Long date representation, appropriate to current locale. For example: “Tuesday, March 14, 1995”.
- %#d, %#H, %#I, %#j, %#m, %#M, %#S, %#U, %#w, %#W, %#y, %#Y Remove leading zeros (if any).