How to Format Date Time System Tag


I was wondering if anyone could help me on how to format the date Time system tag in a neater way such as DD-MM-YYYY HH:SS
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If you are displaying this on a label or something you can use the expression function dateFormat to format the date however you would like.

If you're just trying to edit the format in the tag browser, the tag can be edited directly using standard date type formatting.
Data Type Formatting Reference | Ignition User Manual (

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