Name

convert-date — convert date to a specified format

ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Pos. Req. Default Description
adjust | days Yes
raw
[ format | fmt ] %d-%b-%Y POSIX strftime format specifier; see time glossary entry.
locale
zerofix
empty Current date Text to display if the date value to convert is empty
compensate_dst 0 Compensate the adjusted time for daylight savings time changes.
interpolate     0 interpolate input?
reparse     1 interpolate output?
hide     0 Hide the tag return value?

DESCRIPTION

The format string is documented in time.

BEHAVIOR

This tag appears to be affected by, or affects, the following:
Catalog Variables: MV_UTF8
Global Variables: MV_UTF8

EXAMPLES

Example:

[convert-date format="%B %e, %Y"]20080701[/convert-date]

yields July 1, 2008.


NOTES

AVAILABILITY

convert-date is available in Interchange versions:

4.6.0-5.7.0 (git-head)

SOURCE

Interchange 5.7.0:

Source: code/UserTag/convert_date.tag
Lines: 94


# Copyright 2002-2007 Interchange Development Group and others
# 
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
# (at your option) any later version.  See the LICENSE file for details.
# 
# $Id: convert_date.tag,v 1.9 2009-05-01 13:50:00 pajamian Exp $

UserTag convert-date Order       adjust
UserTag convert-date PosNumber   1
UserTag convert-date addAttr
UserTag convert-date AttrAlias   fmt format
UserTag convert-date AttrAlias   days adjust
UserTag convert-date HasEndTag
UserTag convert-date Interpolate
UserTag convert-date Version     $Revision: 1.9 $
UserTag convert-date Routine     <<EOR
sub {
  my ($adjust, $opt, $text) = @_;
  my @t;
  my $now;

if(! ref $opt) {
  my $raw = $opt ? 1 : 0;
  $opt = {};
  $opt->{raw} = 1 if $raw;
}

my $fmt = $opt->{format} || '';
if($text =~ /^(\d\d\d\d)-(\d?\d)-(\d?\d)$/) {
  $t[5] = $1 - 1900;
  $t[4] = $2 - 1;
  $t[3] = $3;
} 
elsif($text =~ /\d/) {
        $text =~ s/\D//g;
        $text =~ /(\d\d\d\d)(\d\d)(\d\d)(?:(\d\d)(\d\d))?/;
        $t[2] = $4 || undef;
        $t[1] = $5 || undef;
        $t[3] = $3;
        $t[4] = $2 - 1;
        $t[5] = $1;
        $t[5] -= 1900;
}
elsif (exists $opt->{empty}) {
  return $opt->{empty};
}
else {
        $now = time();
        @t = localtime($now) unless $adjust;
}

if ($adjust) {
  if ($#t < 8) {
    $t[8] = -1;
  }
  $now ||= POSIX::mktime(@t);
  $adjust .= ' days' if $adjust =~ /^[-\s\d]+$/;
  @t = localtime(adjust_time($adjust, $now, $opt->{compensate_dst}));
}

if (defined $opt->{raw} and Vend::Util::is_yes($opt->{raw})) {
        $fmt = $t[2] && $text ?  '%Y%m%d%H%M' : '%Y%m%d';
}

if (! $fmt) {
  if ($t[1] || $t[2]) {
$fmt = '%d-%b-%Y %I:%M%p';
} else {
$fmt = '%d-%b-%Y';
}
}

my ($current, $out);
my $locale = $opt->{locale} || $Scratch->{mv_locale};
if ($locale) {
$current = POSIX::setlocale(&POSIX::LC_TIME);
  if (($::Variable->{MV_UTF8} || $Global::Variable->{MV_UTF8})
      && $locale !~ /\.utf-?8$/i) {
      POSIX::setlocale(&POSIX::LC_TIME, "$locale.utf8");
  }
  else {
          POSIX::setlocale(&POSIX::LC_TIME, $locale);
      }
  $out = POSIX::strftime($fmt, @t);
  POSIX::setlocale(&POSIX::LC_TIME, $current);
} else {
  $out = POSIX::strftime($fmt, @t);
}
$out =~ s/\b0(\d)\b/$1/g if $opt->{zerofix};
return $out;
}
EOR

AUTHORS

Interchange Development Group

SEE ALSO

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