Time/Date Shortcuts (e.g. /now, /today, /date, etc)

I think a way to add time/date-related information quickly would be very welcome. I’m thinking of things like /now, /today,/yesterday, etc…

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When creating an object, it would be nice for time (or other fields) to populate as part of the language used. I use Todoist to manage tasks and this is something they have really nailed in speed-of-use.

Can you explain further what you mean? I don’t get it. Guessing i would say if you write “Today i have to …” it should fill the “Date”-Relation with the current date?

@natrius Yes, you’ve got it! “Meet with Lauren tomorrow at noon” would add relations for date and time, etc.

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@wowbiscuit as well as the human relation Lauren :wink:

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@lynxlove natural language processing would be dope. How would it work? Natural language processing happens only in task set or similar to task set or every set.

Currenty working:
@today and @now are inserting an object of the current
@yesterday and @tomorrow are also creating objects

Though it might not be exactly what you wanted.

Didn’t know about those.

Today and Now seem to produce the same thing?
Also, I’d expect the actual Page for the date to be editable (as any other Page)…

Related: As per feature request below, I’d like date/time to be more robust and customizable. The way I see it, the user should be really picking either Moments (a certain moment in time, in different levels of precision - a time, a year, a day) or Durations (a span of time). Within these, user can pick what measures they want to include. For example, a Moment can be defined as HH:MM, as DD/HH or as Century. Duration can be defined as Hours, Seconds or Decades.

PS: the above request might seem a bit overkill for most use cases, but it would open up a ton of possibilities for more advanced uses.

Yeah. Looks like they do.

Yeah, not exactly what I had in mind… :sweat_smile:

I envisioned /now, for example, to expand automatically to “09:01” (for example), for time, and /today to expand to “05-04-2022”. Right now, it doesn’t auto-expand (on TAB) and it links to an object. I was envisioning just expanding to text, at least the /now command. And like @qualquertipo said, being able to configuring the format of the output would be ideal (12h vs 24h, ISO for date, etc).

Anyway, what we have now is definitely an improvement! :pray: :muscle:

–LF

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Got it. Also thought that what you mean, was something different. And also the I prefer it. Thanks for the input.

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