Viz Plug-ins User Guide

Version 5.0 | Published December 20, 2022 ©


DataClock plug-in is a scene plug-in that sends the current system time to predefined DataPool DataFields.

Note: This plug-in is located in: Plugins -> Scene plug-ins -> Data

Information: DataPool plug-ins only work properly on a single channel on the same machine.

DataClock Properties

  • Leading Zero on All: Adds a leading zero to all the single digit numbers (0-9) of hours, minutes and seconds.

  • Leading Zero on MINS, SECS: Adds a leading zero to the single digit numbers (0-9) of minutes and seconds only.


The fields DataClock generates are:

  • DAY: Current day (1-31).

  • MONTH: Current month (1-12).

  • YEAR: Current year (four digits).

  • WEEKDAY: The day of the week (1-7). The week starts with Sunday (1) and ends with Saturday (7).

  • DAY_NAME: The textual name of the day.

  • MONTH_NAME: The textual name of the month.

  • HOURS: Hour of the day (0-23).

  • MINS: Minute of the hour (0-59).

  • SECS: Second of the minute.

  • AMPM: AM or PM.

  • COUNTER: A running counter of seconds. Its value is equal to 60*60*HOURS + 60*MINS + SECS.