This reference provides technical details and examples for every Notion function, operator and constant, as well as the patterns used to format dates using the formatDate()
function.
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Functions
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Operators
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Arithmetic Operators
Operator  Description  Example 

 Subtracts the right operand from the left operand to return their difference.  4  2 → 2 
 Multiplies its operands to return their product.  3 * 6 → 18 
 The modulus operator returns the remainder after dividing the left operand by the right operand.  23 % 7 → 2 
 Divides the left operand by the right operand to return their quotient.  21 / 7 → 3 
 Adds numeric operands to return their sum, or concatenates (combines) textual operands (strings).  2 + 2 → 4 
Comparison Operators
Operator  Description  Example 

 Unequal  2 != 2 → false 
 Less Than or Equal  2 <= 3 → true 
 Equal  2 == 2 → true 
 Greater Than  2 > 2 → false 
 Less Than  2 < 3 → true 
 Greater Than or Equal  2 >= 2 → true 
Date Formats
Combine these patterns to construct the second argument of the formatDate()
function.
Category  Pattern  Rendering 

Year  YY  13 
YYYY  2013  
Quarter  Q  1... 4 
Qo  1st... 4th  
Month  M  1... 12 
Mo  1st... 12th  
MM  01... 12  
MMM  Jan  
MMMM  January  
Week of year  w  1... 53 
wo  1st... 53rd  
ww  01... 53  
Day of year  DDD  1... 365 
DDDo  1st... 365th  
DDDD  001... 365  
Day  D  1... 31 
Do  1st... 31st  
DD  01... 31  
Weekday  d  0... 6 
dd  Su  
ddd  Sun  
dddd  Sunday  
24h hour  H  0... 23 
HH  00... 23  
12h hour  h  1... 12 
hh  01... 12  
Minutes  m  0... 59 
mm  00... 59  
Seconds  s  0... 59 
ss  00... 59  
AM/PM  a  am 
A  AM  
Timezone offset  Z  =+07:00 
ZZ  =+0730  
Deciseconds  S  0... 9 
SS  00... 99  
Milliseconds  SSS  000... 999 
Unix timestamp  X  1581483600 
Millisecond Unix timestamp  x  1581483600000 
Constants
Constant  Description  ~Value 

e  The base of the natural logarithm.  2.718281828459 
false  false  
true  true  
pi  The ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter.  3.14159265359 