DMY2DATE Function (Date)

Gets a Date object based on a day, month, and year.

Syntax


Date := DMY2DATE(Day [, Month] [, Year])  

Parameters

Day
Type: Integer

The number of the day in the month (1-31)

Month
Type: Integer

The number of the month in the year (1-12). If you omit this optional parameter, the current month will be used as the default.

Year
Type: Integer

The four-digit number of the year. If you omit this optional parameter, the current year is used as the default.

Property Value/Return Value

Type: Date

The resulting date.

Example

This code example requires that you create the following variables and text constants in the C/AL Globals window.

Variable name DataType
Day Integer
Month Integer
Year Integer
OutputDate Date
Text constant name ConstValue
Text000 Day number %1, month number %2, and year number %3 corresponds to the date %4.
Day := 17;  
Month := 2;  
Year := 2014;  
OutputDate := DMY2DATE(Day, Month, Year);  
MESSAGE(Text000, Day, Month, Year, OutputDate);  

On a computer that has the regional format set to English (United States), the message window displays the following:

Day number 17, month number 2, and year number 2014 corresponds to the date 02/17/14.

See Also

Date and Time Functions
Date Data Type