Handy Timestamp is designed to record the specific moment so its date and time can't be changed manually in the edit mode either. You can edit the macro only to define the way it appears on the page.
This feature is available starting from the Handy Macros for Confluence 1.3.0.
Insert Handy Timestamp
Go to the edit mode.
- Position the mouse pointer in the appropriate place on the page.
|Option 1||Option 2|
Set the date and time format for Handy Timestamp
When inserting the macro, select the proper date and time format or enter it manually.
Please, refer to the table with the supported date formats if you are configuring custom date and time formats.
Supported date formats
Use the following symbols for configuring custom date and time formats:
d - day of the month (no leading zero)
|dd - day of the month (two digits)||01|
|M - month of the year (no leading zero)||1|
|MM - month of the year (two digits)||01|
MMM - month (short name)
|MMMM - month (long name)||January|
|yy - year (two digits)||19|
|yyyy - year (four digits)||2019|
|HH - hour in day (1-24)||14|
|hh - hour in am/pm (1-12)||02|
|mm - minute||01|
|ss - second||01|
Select what date and time to display
When inserting the macro, you can choose what moment Handy Timestamp should display. You have three options to choose from:
|Inserting the macro||Publishing the page||The last page update|
|Choose this option to indicate when the Handy Timestamp macro is added to the page. It inserts the current date and time.||Choose this option to indicate when the page was published the first time.||Choose this option to indicate when the page was last modified.|
Use Handy Timestamp hotkey
You can quickly add the Handy Timestamp macro to the page by using the key combination. Press Ctrl+Alt+T combination when editing the page.
You can disable this feature if you do not need it in your Confluence.
To disable this feature:
- Navigate to Confluence administration > Atlassian Marketplace > Manage add-ons, then choose Handy Macros.
- Expand the list of add-on modules.
- Disable the Insert Handy Timestamp Hotkey module.