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Scilab help >> Time and Date > date


Current date as date string

Calling Sequence




a string


dt=date() returns a string containing the date in dd-mmm-yyyy format.



See Also

  • getdate — get date and time information
  • toc — Read the stopwatch timer
  • tic — start a stopwatch timer
  • timer — cpu time
  • etime — Elapsed time


Author : Adivhaho Divhi posted the 26/03/2014 18:31
hi,how do I create a csv file with date as the name of the csv file,I tried doing it but the date wont appear only the name does.
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