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()): 12-Dec-19
DateFormat(now(),"mmm-dd-yyyy"):Dec-12-2019
 
DateFormat(now(),"m"): 12
DateFormat(now(),"mm"): 12
DateFormat(now(),"mmm"): Dec
DateFormat(now(),"mmmm"): December
 
DateFormat(now(),"d"): 12
DateFormat(now(),"dd"): 12
DateFormat(now(),"ddd"): Thu
DateFormat(now(),"dddd"): Thursday
 
DateFormat(now(),"y"): 19
DateFormat(now(),"yy"): 19
DateFormat(now(),"yyyy"): 2019
 
DateFormat(now(),"short"): 12/12/19
DateFormat(now(),"medium"): Dec 12, 2019
DateFormat(now(),"long"): December 12, 2019
DateFormat(now(),"full"): Thursday, December 12, 2019
 
TimeFormat(now()): 10:33 PM
TimeFormat(now(),"hh:mm:ss t"):10:33:31 P
TimeFormat(now(),"hh:mm:ss tt"):10:33:31 PM
12 hour format
TimeFormat(now(),"h"): 10
TimeFormat(now(),"hh"): 10
24 hour format 00:00 to 23:00
TimeFormat(now(),"H"): 22
TimeFormat(now(),"HH"): 22
 
TimeFormat(now(),"m"): 33
TimeFormat(now(),"mm"): 33
 
TimeFormat(now(),"s"): 31
TimeFormat(now(),"ss"): 31
 
TimeFormat(now(),"1"): 1
 
TimeFormat(now(),"t"): P
TimeFormat(now(),"tt"): PM
 
TimeFormat(now(),"short"): 10:33 PM
TimeFormat(now(),"medium"): 10:33:31 PM
TimeFormat(now(),"long"): 10:33:31 PM EST
TimeFormat(now(),"full"): 10:33:31 PM EST



Time: 10:33 PM