How to add current date/time to clink/cmder prompt



As an IT administrator, you may find yourself needing to add the current date and time to the command prompt for various reasons. Whether it's for troubleshooting purposes, to keep track of the time elapsed between commands, or for any other reason, it's a useful addition to the command prompt.

Fortunately, it is possible to add the current date and time to the CLI (Command Line Interface) of the popular CMDer tool. CMDer is an advanced command line interface and console emulator that is based on the popular ConEmu project. It is a great tool for those who need to work with the command line and its associated tools.

The first step in adding the current date and time to the CMDer command prompt is to open the Settings window. This can be done by right-clicking on the CMDer window, and then selecting the \Settings\ option from the menu that appears. In the Settings window, select the “Features” tab. On the right side of the window, under the “Prompt” section, select the “Add Date” and “Add Time” check boxes. This will add the current date and time to the prompt.

Next, you will need to customize the prompt by clicking on the “Edit” button. This will bring up the “Custom Prompt” window, which allows you to edit the prompt. Here, you can add the date and/or time to the prompt in the desired format. The date can be in either the DD/MM/YYYY or MM/DD/YYYY format, and the time can be in either the 12-hour or 24-hour format.

Once you have finished editing the prompt, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Now, when you open the CMDer window, the prompt will include the current date and/or time.

Adding the current date and time to the CMDer command prompt is a simple process. It allows you to quickly see the time elapsed between commands, and can be useful for troubleshooting and other purposes. As an IT administrator, it is a great addition to the command line interface.

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