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Hi Folks,

I started automising a few weeks ago and after testing several products I found AutoIT and it seems to fit best to my requirements. My first script works pretty good, but now I want to insert the current system date in a FireFox-Formular. I'm using the FF.au3-script to control Firefox (many thanks to Thorsten Willert), but I don't find anything in the AutoIT-Documentation to read out and format the system date.

Can anyone please give me a hint...

Thanks a lot and the next question will follow :)


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First, welcome to the AutoIt forums.

Are you sure that you could find nothing in the Help file about dates? If I search for "date" I get 136 hits. :-)

Try looking for the _Now() function. Or the _Date_Time_GetSystemTime() & _Date_Time_SystemTimeToDateStr() functions.


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:


ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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