The Date / Time Countdown Widget is an Advanced Widget that utilizes UTC formatting to generate a customizable countdown clock.
To learn how to add a Widget to your Composition, click here.
Remember, any underlined widget properties can be connected to a Control Node or a Data Node.
As seen above, select the "Date / Time Countdown" tab in the Property Panel to update this widget's following property types:
Anchor Date / Time - Countdown end date and time. Note that this becomes the beginning date and time if it is in the past.
Stop at zero - Activate to stop the countdown at zero. If it is deactivated, the countdown will start counting up past the Anchor Date / Time
Composition - Edit button to build the visual contents of the countdown.
Leading Zeros - Activate leading zeros for the countdown elements.
Widget Nodes are dedicated, pre-defined Control Nodes available for Advanced Widget. The following are Widget Nodes in the Date / Time Countdown Widget:
- Total Days
- Total Hours
- Total Minutes
- Total Seconds
- Total Weeks
Building the Date / Time Countdown Widget Elements
The Date / Time Countdown Widget is an Advanced Widget. This means it requires another layer of customization. In order to build the contents of this Timer Widget (that will be linked to Widget Nodes), you have to hit this Edit button.
Now add widgets to build the visual components of your countdown clock. Add text widget(s) and connect them to the provided widget nodes.
Connecting Countdown Elements to Widget Control Nodes