Display Options

This section is used to configure how different aspects of Simple Calendar are displayed. Right now the only options are for date and time formatting.

Date/Time Formats

A date time format is text containing special tokens. These tokens are replaced with the corresponding date/time information to create a finalized display of that date and time. Below is a list of the different tokens available to use in Simple Calendar and what they do.

Setting Description Default
Date Format This format text is used when displaying a date anywhere in Simple Calendar MMMM DD, YYYY
Time Format This format text is used when displaying a time anywhere in Simple Calendar HH:mm:ss
Month/Year Format This format text is used when displaying just the month and year that appears at the top of a calendar view, above the list of days. MMMM YAYYYYYZ

Below are the tokens used in the above settings fields to configure the date and time to display how you want it to.

Token Description Example Results
Year YY Year shorthand 90 91 ... 19 20
YYYY Full year 1990 1991 ... 2019 2020
YN Year name, as determined by the year name settings. Ral's Fury
YA Year prefix as defined in the Year Prefix setting. Pre
YZ Year postfix as defined in the Year Postfix setting. AD
Month M Months number. 1 2 ... 11 12
MM Months number padded with a zero. 01 02 ... 11 12
MMM The months abbreviated name as defined in the months settings. Jan Feb ... Nov Dec
MMMM The months full name as defined in the months settings. January February ... November December
Day D Day number. 1 2 ... 30 31
DD Day number padded with a zero. 01 02 ... 30 31
DO Day number appended with its suffix. 1st 2nd ... 30th 31st
Weekday d The number for the day of the week. 1 2 ... 6 7
dd The number for the day of the week padded with a zero. 01 02 ... 06 07
ddd The abbreviated name for the day of the week. Sun Mon ... Fri Sat
dddd The full name for the day of the week. Sunday Monday ... Friday Saturday
Hour h The hours number in the 12 hour format. 1 2 ... 11 12
H The hours number in the 24 hour format 0 1 ... 22 23
hh The hours number padded with a zero in the 12 hour format. 01 02 ... 11 12
HH The hours number padded with a zero in the 24 hour format. 00 01 ... 22 23
a The am/pm indicator for the 12 hour time format in lowercase. am pm
A The AM/PM indicator for the 12 hour time format in uppercase. AM PM
Minute m The minutes number. 0 1 ... 58 59
mm The minutes number padded with a zero. 00 01 ... 58 59
Second s The seconds number. 0 1 ... 58 59
ss The seconds number padded with a zero. 00 01 ... 58 59
Text [*] For any text that should be in the format but not processed place square brackets around it. [Don't process this text]