d Conversion Character

Reports the date of the log event.
Alias: date
Default: ISO8601 format, which is represented as yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss,SSS
Requirement: If the date conversion specifier is used, it must be enclosed in a pair of braces.
Tip: The d conversion character formats three digits for the precision of milliseconds, regardless of the number of S simple date format characters that are specified, and regardless of the machine precision of the timing that is available.


d [ {date-conversion-specifier} ]

Optional Argument

specifies the format of the date. Here are the supported date conversion specifiers:
specifies the time in the format HH:mm:ss,SSS.
Example 15:49:37,459
specifies the date and time in the format dd MMM yyyy HH:mm:ss,SSS.
Example 06 Nov 2010 15:49:37,459
specifies the date and time in the format yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss,SSS. An example is
Example 2011-11-27 15:49:37,459
Simple Date Format
specifies a date in the form of a string that can contain any of these sets of characters:
aa: a.m. or p.m. marker (string)
FF: Day of week in month (numeric)
dd: Day in month (numeric)
GG: Era designator (string "AD")
hh: Hour in a.m. or p.m. (numeric 1-12)
HH: Hour in day (numeric 0-23)
mm: Minute in hour (numeric)
KK: Hour in a.m. or p.m. (numeric 0-11)
ss: Second in minute (numeric)
MM: Month in year (numeric 1-12)
yy: Two-digit year (numeric)
MMM: Month in year (abbreviated string)
yyyy: Four-digit year (numeric)
MMMM: Month in year (string)
z: Time zone (string)
SSS: Millisecond (numeric)
DD: Day in year (numeric)
Z: RFC 822 Time Zone (string)
EE: Day in week (abbreviated string)
'literal string within single quotation marks '
EEEE: Day in week (string)


Here are examples of the d conversion character:
d{EEEE MMMM yyyy HH:mm:ss,SSS 'Ship date'}