I am trying to create a deployment calendar that sets the default deployment start time to todays date, but always 5PM.

I have looked around and found this previous question (Create a Datetime from Modified with Static Time), however when I change the query to suit my requirements above, it throws a syntax error.

Sorry something went wrong.

The formula contains a syntax error or is not supported.

I have tried the following and get the same error each time:

=DATE(YEAR([Created]), MONTH([Created]), DAY([Created])) + TIMEVALUE("05:00 PM"))

=DATE(YEAR([Today]), MONTH([Today]), DAY([Today])) + TIMEVALUE("05:00 PM"))

=DATE(YEAR(Today), MONTH(Today), DAY(Today)) + TIMEVALUE("05:00 PM"))

One thing that does work for some reason is simply typing: =Today. This sets today's date and sets the time to 5PM like I want, but I'm not sure if I can trust it to work as there's nothing specifically setting the time to 5PM. I am unsure why 5PM is shown.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

  • Try using Today() in your formula instead of just Today. Let me know if it works for you. May 8, 2023 at 5:03

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I agree with Ganesh Sanap, usually to get current date we use this formula:


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