Current date as number of days
Note: Many $functions have been deprecated in favor of Object Oriented methods. The OO equivalent of $Sir_DateND is CurrentTimeDays.
The $Sir_DateND function has no arguments and returns the number of days since 1 January, 1900.
%num = $Sir_DateND
|%num||This numeric variable is set to the number of days from |
- $Sir_DateND has no error conditions.
- Values returned by $Sir_DateND can be represented in a 4-byte BINARY field, if you choose to do so.
- To obtain the current date and time in a readable form, use $Sir_Date.
- To convert the number of days to a readable form, use $Sir_ND2Date.
The following fragment will print the date one week from the current date:
Print $Sir_ND2Date($Sir_DateND + 7, 'Wkday DAY Month YYYY')