Extra Template Placeholders

Extra Template Placeholders

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These placeholders must be typed in but can be used on all types of template.

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Regardless of the type of template you are creating you can include placeholders to return information about the current user, the current date and so on.  For these placeholders to work it's important that the correct syntax is used when typing in the information.

 

The table below shows the options available and the syntax that must be used.  You must include the @ symbols.

 

Option Syntax Comments/Examples
The currently logged in user's name @my_user_name@  
The currently logged in user's email address @my_user_email@  
The current date @current_date@ 30/09/2011
The current date displayed in UK format @current_date_uk@ 30/09/2011
The current date displayed in US format @current_date_us@ 09/30/2011
The current date displayed in ISO format @current_date_iso@ 2011-09-30
The current date & time @current_datetime@ 30/09/2011 17:26
The current date & time displayed in UK format @current_datetime_uk@ 30/09/2011 17:26
The current date & time displayed in US format @current_datetime_us@ 09/30/2011 05:26PM
The current time @current_time@ 17:26
The current time displayed in UK format @current_time_uk@ 17:26
The current time displayed in US format @current_time_us@ 05:26PM
The currently logged in user's employer @my_employer_name@  
The template logo for the currently logged in user's account @my_logo@ NOTE:  This will display the URL for the template logo stored in the Upload Library, not the image itself.