Creating Dynamic Dates in Storyline
Jun 04, 2015
Just thought I'd share, since I didn't find this elsewhere. I currently design courses in which the learner looks at example customer orders, and the question came up of a way to use screenshots but have the dates change so they don't become outdated. Dates would need to have the full month name printed, not just the month #. So, I grabbed a screen, whited out the dates, and went into some coding.
Here’s the code for generating "other" dates (modify the – 5 and +25 to set how many days ago – they always add to 30) and called out in this example with %shipdate% (you can modify that name on the final line to use a different variable:
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