Subtract Time from a Specified Date and Time

To subtract time from a specified date and time, do the procedure in this topic.

Subtract Date Time Screen



Good to Know

How to Start

  1. On the Application Explorer screen, do one of these:
  2. Do one of these:
    • Add an activity:
      1. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the Utilities Utilities icon tab.
      2. On the Utilities Utilities icon tab, drag the Subtract Date Time Subtract Date Time icon activity onto your process.
    • Change an activity:
      1. In your process, double-click your activity.
  3. Click Subtract Date Time Subtract Date Time icon.

Procedure

  1. On the Subtract Date Time screen, complete these fields as necessary.
    Field Name Value

    Input Date Time

    Function:
    Specifies the reference date for your date calculation.
    Accepted Values:
    • Custom Attributes - Specifies a process data variable that stores the date-time value and your date-time format.

      You can use Process Data screen to specify a process data variable.

      You can also use a custom date-time format. For more information, refer to Customize Your Date-Time Format.

    • Static - Specifies a static date and time.
    • Now - Specifies the date and time your activity starts.
    Default Value:
    Custom Attributes

    Subtract

    Function:
    Specifies the time to subtract from the Input Date Time.
    Accepted Values:
    • An integer, or a process data variable that stores an integer.

      You can use Process Data screen to specify a process data variable.

    • The time unit.

      Options are:

      • Seconds
      • Minutes
      • Hours
      • Days
      • Weeks
      • Months
      • Years
    Default Value:
    Days
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes
    Example:
    If the value is set to 10, and the time unit is set to Days, 10 Days are added or subtracted.

    Date String

    Function:
    Specifies the process data variable that stores the result received from the date calculations if it is in the Date Time format.

    The results of the date calculations that changes from the Date Time format to a String. The format of the string is specified in the list.

    Accepted Values:
    A process data variable that stores the result in the selected String format.
    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes

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