Format date & time

 

Format date and time columns

By default, the format of the date depends on the language/ country setting in your monday.com account.

But Microsoft Word offers a lot of additional options to format dates and times. To change the default output of your date or time, you can use these Microsoft Word formatting options in your DOCX template. 

This way you can format any date/hour/time column and also number column from your own monday.com board.


Date Column Format 

To format your placeholder, add a straight line (pipe symbol) after the name of your placeholder and then add the format string you want to use.

e.g. {{Item.Date | D}} for: Monday, June 15, 2009

Find all standard date and time format strings here:
Microsoft documentation - standard date and time formats

or {{Item.Date | yyyy-MM-dd}} for: 2023-10-11

or {{Item.Date | dd.MM.yyyy}} for: 11.10.2023

Find all custom date and time format strings here:
Microsoft documentation - custom date and time formats

 

Today's date

To insert today's date in your documents, you can simply use the term "Today" instead of referring to a column title.

e.g. {{Today | D}} for: Monday, January 01, 2024

or {{Today | yyyy-MM-dd}} for: 2024-01-01

or {{Today | dd.MM.yyyy}} for: 01.01.2024

 

Hour Column Format

You can also format your hour columns in the same way. 

e.g. {{Hour Column Name | en-US}} for: 1:30:00 PM

You can find all custom and standard time format strings here: 
Microsoft documentation - standard date and time formats
Microsoft documentation - custom date and time formats