DATE and TIME formatting code examples

"now()" returns the current system time. You can replace "now()" with any valid date field. For example:
     <cfset MyDateTimeNow = now()>
     #DateFormat(MyDateTimeNow,"mm-dd-yy")#


DateFormat(now()): 16-Nov-18
DateFormat(now(),"mmm-dd-yyyy"):Nov-16-2018
 
DateFormat(now(),"m"): 11
DateFormat(now(),"mm"): 11
DateFormat(now(),"mmm"): Nov
DateFormat(now(),"mmmm"): November
 
DateFormat(now(),"d"): 16
DateFormat(now(),"dd"): 16
DateFormat(now(),"ddd"): Fri
DateFormat(now(),"dddd"): Friday
 
DateFormat(now(),"y"): 18
DateFormat(now(),"yy"): 18
DateFormat(now(),"yyyy"): 2018
 
DateFormat(now(),"short"): 11/16/18
DateFormat(now(),"medium"): Nov 16, 2018
DateFormat(now(),"long"): November 16, 2018
DateFormat(now(),"full"): Friday, November 16, 2018
 
TimeFormat(now()): 07:51 AM
TimeFormat(now(),"hh:mm:ss t"):07:51:44 A
TimeFormat(now(),"hh:mm:ss tt"):07:51:44 AM
12 hour format
TimeFormat(now(),"h"): 7
TimeFormat(now(),"hh"): 07
24 hour format 00:00 to 23:00
TimeFormat(now(),"H"): 7
TimeFormat(now(),"HH"): 07
 
TimeFormat(now(),"m"): 51
TimeFormat(now(),"mm"): 51
 
TimeFormat(now(),"s"): 44
TimeFormat(now(),"ss"): 44
 
TimeFormat(now(),"1"): 1
 
TimeFormat(now(),"t"): A
TimeFormat(now(),"tt"): AM
 
TimeFormat(now(),"short"): 7:51 AM
TimeFormat(now(),"medium"): 7:51:44 AM
TimeFormat(now(),"long"): 7:51:44 AM EST
TimeFormat(now(),"full"): 7:51:44 AM EST



Time: 07:51 AM