[fxruby-users] to get the system date / time?

Len Lawrence lcl at tarazed.demon.co.uk
Tue Aug 25 08:33:08 EDT 2009


dave L wrote:
> I would like to be able to get the PC system date/time as you can in ruby.
>
> not exactly sure why i'm not getting it currently!
>
> I'm doing this at the moment.
>
> mydate = Date
> mytime = Time
>
> these failed so added a .now and it still failed!!!
>
> looked at the fxruby Rdoc site and found no luck their as yet (and 
> googled)!
>
> dave.
>
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Have you got

require 'date'

in your header section?

I have this in one of my non FX scripts:

Today = (DateTime.now).to_s.slice( 0, 10 ).tr( '-', ' ' )

to get the year, month and day.

Len





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