DosDateTimeToFileTime function

Converts MS-DOS date and time values to a file time.

Syntax

BOOL DosDateTimeToFileTime(
  WORD       wFatDate,
  WORD       wFatTime,
  LPFILETIME lpFileTime
);

Parameters

wFatDate

The MS-DOS date. The date is a packed value with the following format.

Bits Description
0-4 Day of the month (1–31)
5-8 Month (1 = January, 2 = February, and so on)
9-15 Year offset from 1980 (add 1980 to get actual year)

wFatTime

The MS-DOS time. The time is a packed value with the following format.

Bits Description
0-4 Second divided by 2
5-10 Minute (0–59)
11-15 Hour (0–23 on a 24-hour clock)

lpFileTime

A pointer to a FILETIME structure that receives the converted file time.

Return Value

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Requirements

   
Windows version Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only] Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header winbase.h (include Windows.h)
Library Kernel32.lib
DLL Kernel32.dll

See Also

FILETIME

FileTimeToDosDateTime

FileTimeToSystemTime

SystemTimeToFileTime

Time Functions