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Current Date in WebUI

I recently had to get the current date (could be quite easily expanded to time also I believe) and found a solution I thought I would post incase someone has this problem.


It means you don't have to use a webservice like this tutorial suggests: http://zone.ni.com/reference/en-XX/help/373286A-01/uibuilder/wuib_gsg1/


The trick is using pythons datetime class.  I find a lot of cool basic functions can be used this way.  Here is the code that is run when the stop button is pressed:

from datetime import date

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Re: Current Date in WebUI

Hi jdaming,


Very cool!


You might consider posting this in the NI Community as Example Code.


Have a great day,


Chris V

Applications Engineer
National Instruments