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getdate

get date and time information

Calling Sequence

dt=getdate()
x=getdate("s")
dt=getdate(x)

Arguments

dt

an integer vector with 10 entries (see below)

x

an integer containing a date coded in second from 1 Jan 1970

Description

dt=getdate()

returns the current date in format given below:

dt(1)

The year as a number (with the century) between 0000 and 9999.

dt(2)

The month of the year as a number between 01 and 12.

dt(3)

The ISO 8601 week number as a number between 01 and 53.

dt(4)

The Julian day of the year as a number between 001 and 366.

dt(5)

Specifies the weekday as a decimal number [1,7], with 1 representing Sunday.

dt(6)

The day of the month as a number between 01 and 31.

dt(7)

The hour of the day is output as a number between 00 and 23.

dt(8)

The minute is output as a number between 00 and 59.

dt(9)

The second is output as a number between 00 and 59.

dt(10)

The millisecond is output as a number between 000 and 999.

x=getdate("s")

returns a scalar with the number of seconds since Jan 1, 1970, 00:00 UTC (Unix Time Convention)

Please note that the return value contains the leap seconds.

dt=getdate(x)

formats the date given by x (number of seconds since Jan 1, 1970, 00:00 UTC) in format given above. In this case dt(10) is always equal to 0.

getdate(0) will return Jan 1, 1970, 00:00 if the time zone concerned is UTC, but if the time zone is UTC+1, hour returned will be 01:00.

Examples

w=getdate()
mprintf("Year:%d,Month:%d,Day:%d",w(1),w(2),w(6));

x=getdate("s")
getdate(x)

See Also

  • date — Current date as date string
  • timer — cpu time
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