I would like to take the day part of the month (e.g. the "2" from 02 March) and multiply it by 7 and then display this value on a prompt.
This is what I have tried
Set VarA to
I then place VarA in my prompt (as
But it just prints out as
I have also tried setting VarA to
%ICUDateTime%dd%. And then creating VarB and setting it to
(%Variable%VarA%)*7 but it still doesn't work.
I think you're juxtaposing setting a variable to text and setting a variable to a calculation.
In future please post your work, so we can see/test the actual macro – it saves everyone time and aggravation.
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Here's how to do what you want in text fields:
Keyboard Maestro Actions.kmactions (567 B)
It gets more interesting when you try to do date math in calculation fields.
Set Variable to Text action
Set Variable to Calculation action