GefTextFormat.GetTimeAbsoluteFormat (method)

Gets the format parameters being used for the TextExpression display.
Syntax: Boolean = object.GetTimeAbsoluteFormat ( TimeFormat )
TimeFormat As VARIANT* -
Description: The GetTimeAbsoluteFormat method gets the display format if it is configured to display time. The parameters correspond to the fields in the Text property page.


Sub GefTextFormat_GetTimeAbsoluteFormat()
    Dim oCimObj As GefObject
    Dim oCimTxtFmt As GefTextFormat
    Dim nTimeFmt As Variant
    Set oCimObj = CimGetObject
    Set oCimTxtFmt = oCimObj.TextFormat
    If Not oCimTxtFmt Is Nothing Then
        oCimTxtFmt.TextExpression = "$Project.DateTime"
        CimGetScreen.Refresh False
        If oCimTxtFmt.SetFormatToTimeAbsolute("MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm:ss") = True Then
            CimGetScreen.Refresh False
            MsgBox "The value is now being displayed as absolute time"
            If oCimTxtFmt.GetTimeAbsoluteFormat(nTimeFmt) = True Then
                MsgBox "The absolute time value is formated using " & """" & nTimeFmt & """"
            End If
        End If
        MsgBox "The object does not have any text to format"
    End If
End Sub