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Using time string in report file path without space character

There are some macros to specify report file name by expression in report options.

 

Specifying Report File Paths by Expression - NI TestStand 2014 Help - National Instruments
http://zone.ni.com/reference/en-XX/help/370052N-01/tsref/infotopics/specifyreportfilepath_byexpressi...

 

$(FileDate) contains speces in the string, e.g., "2015 12 15". If you want to delete space, you need to use $(FileYear), $(FileMonth), and $(FileDate) instead.

 

But there is no similar expression for time, i. e., there is only $(FileTime) and we do not have any macro such as $(FileHour).

 

SearchAndReplace function doesn't work for the macros. It is very helpful if we have $(FileHour), $(FileMin), and $(FileSec) as standard macros.

 

Before:

ReportOptions 01.png

 

After:

ReportOptions 02.png

 

 

1 Comment
Elaine_R.
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I like this too, but I also want to plug an old Idea (self serving of me!) to just allow for arbitrary formats as single strings rather than complex expressions... as this would solve not only the white space issue but a host of others? Also, A.Sasaki, someone did answer mine with a .NET workaround if that helps you?