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SET DATE

Assigns a date format or chooses a predefined date data set.
Syntax
SET DATE FORMAT [TO] <cFormat>
SET DATE [TO] [ANSI / BRITISH / FRENCH / GERMAN / ITALIAN / JAPAN / USA / AMERICAN]
Argument(s)
<cFormat> Keyword for date format
Description
This command sets the date format for function display purposes. If specified, <cFormat> may be a customized date format in which the letters d, m and y may be used to design a date format. The default is an AMERICAN date format; specifying no parameters will set the date format to AMERICAN. Below is a table of the various predefined dates formats.
 
Syntax Date Format
ANSI yy.mm.dd
BRITISH dd/mm/yy
FRENCH dd/mm/yy
GERMAN dd.mm.yy
ITALIAN dd-mm-yy
JAPAN yy.mm.dd
USA mm-dd-yy
AMERICAN mm/dd/yy
 
Example(s)
SET DATE JAPAN
? Date()
SET DATE GERMAN
? Date()
Status
Ready
Compliance
This is CA-Cl*pper v5.2 compliant
See also

SET DATE, SET EPOCH, CToD(), Date(), DToC(), Set()