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|Home Features of DataLab Loading and Storing Data Loading Data Importing Text Data Parsing Date and Time|
|See also: Importing Text Data, Mathematical Expressions in Import Scripts
Parsing Date and Time
The command scandatetime of the import script language for text data files parses date/time expressions according to the following format templates (the format characters are case sensitive):
To include literal strings in the format, enclose them in single quotes. Failing to quote literal strings can have unpredictable results, even if they do not include formatting codes. Use two single quotes to represent one single quote character in literal string.