I’m trying to create a date-time related ID I can incorporate into a drafts note (for a zettelkasten like archive)
If I try to format date output like this
yyyyMMddhhmmss (which would fit the unicode format?) I somehow am never able to get f.e. 20210423120549
Anyone know if shortcuts can do this at all?
I’ve tried expanding a TE snippet in Drafts when I create the note, but thats not always working the way I’d like it to.
This is how the date format comes out for me in Shortcuts.
The only string change I made was for the hours.
Can you share your shortcut and highlight what isn’t as per your expectations.
I think that was the problem, hh is for a 12 hour clock and HH for 24 hour clock.
Thanks to Alex Hay, creator of Toolbox Pro for the cheat sheet.
HH was one of the issues indeed, thats @sylumer
The other one was that somehow my shortcut was using the wrong date instance…
don’t know how it happened