Time to String (legacy)

Converts the time values in the timestamp column into string using the selected or entered conversion pattern as defined by SimpleDateFormat. Examples:

  • "yyyy.MM.dd HH:mm:ss.SSS" parses dates like "2001.07.04 12:08:56.000"
  • "yyyy-MM-dd'T'HH:mm:ss.SSSZ" parses dates like "2001-07-04T12:08:56.235-0700"
Valid pattern elements are:
  • G: era designator
  • y: year
  • M: month in year
  • w: Week in year
  • W: week in month
  • D: Day in year
  • d: day in month
  • F: Day of week in month
  • E: day in week
  • a: Am/pm marker
  • H: hour in day (0-23)
  • k: hour in day (1-24)
  • K: hour in am/pm (0-11)
  • h: hour in am/pm (1-12)
  • m: minute in hour
  • s: Second in minute
  • S: millisecond
  • z: Timezone (General time zone)
  • Z: RFC 822 time zone


Column containing date/time
Select the input column containing the date/time.
Replace selected column
If checked the selected date/time column will be replaced by a column containing the time values as strings.
New column name
If the column should not be replaced enter here the name of the new column.
Date format:
Enter the conversion pattern as defined by SimpleDateFormat

Input Ports

Table containing timestamp strings.

Output Ports

Table with column holding time strings.


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