Returns the local date and time of today, as a DateTime value, of the current session. Use this function to populate a field with today's date and time.
•This function returns the local date and local time for today as a DateTime value.
•The CurrentDateStr function returns midnight UTC time on the server and midnight local time on the client as a text value.
•The CurrentDate function returns midnight UTC time on the server and midnight local time on the client as a DateTime value.
For a description of the business object categories, see Notes on "Enabled For".
|Business Object Category||Yes/No|
|Business Rules: Before-Save Rules||Yes|
|Business Rules: Calculation Rules (After Save, with or without Also Recalculate on Load)||Yes|
|Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, without Also Recalculate On Load)||Yes|
|Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, with Recalculate On Load)||Yes|
|Business Rules: Editing Rules||Yes|
|Business Rules: Initialization Rules||Yes|
|Business Rules: Read Only Rules||Yes|
|Business Rules: Required Rules||Yes|
|Business Rules: Validation Rules||Yes|
|Quick Actions (except UI Quick Actions)||Yes|
|UI Quick Actions||Yes|
|Search/Dashboard without field references||Yes|
|Search/Dashboard with field references||Yes|
If the application has to display the return value, it implicitly converts it to text, thereby allowing the display format to change depending on your culture code. See Available Languages and Cultures for a list of the culture codes used by Service Manager.
If the current date is January 15, 2014 at 4:30 PM and your time zone is Pacific time (which is UTC-7 during daylight savings time but UTC-8 during standard time), this function returns January 16, 2014 at 12:30 AM on the server and local time of January 15, 2014 at 12:30 AM on the client.
The example above shows how to retrieve instances from the past 90 days in conjunction with the DateAdd() function.