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Using the Timestamp Argument

You can use the timestamp argument to get the current system time and to do time arithmetic based on the current time.

The arithmetic involving time information for workflow processes is different from that for workflow policy programs. The second operand to the 'Timestamp () ' function must be provided in a scale of minutes, that is, as a fraction of the whole day.

For example, if the intended result of an arithmetic operation is 30 minutes, then the argument should appear as follows:


The operation is explained as follows:

  • 0.021 = 30/(24*60)
  • (24*60) represents a whole day in minutes
  • 30 represents the required minutes

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