JavaScript Date setHours() Method


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Description

Javascript date setHours() method sets the hours for a specified date according to local time.

Syntax

Its syntax is as follows −

Date.setHours(hoursValue[, minutesValue[, secondsValue[, msValue]]])

Note − Parameters in the bracket are always optional.

Parameter Detail

  • hoursValue − An integer between 0 and 23, representing the hour.

  • minutesValue − An integer between 0 and 59, representing the minutes.

  • secondsValue − An integer between 0 and 59, representing the seconds. If you specify the secondsValue parameter, you must also specify the minutesValue.

  • msValue − A number between 0 and 999, representing the milliseconds. If you specify the msValue parameter, you must also specify the minutesValue and secondsValue.

If you do not specify the minutesValue, secondsValue, and msValue parameters, the values returned from the getUTCMinutes, getUTCSeconds, and getMilliseconds methods are used.

Example

Try the following example.

<html>
   
   <head>
      <title>JavaScript setHours Method</title>
   </head>
   
   <body>
      
      <script type="text/javascript">
         var dt = new Date( "Aug 28, 2008 23:30:00" );
         dt.setHours( 02 );
         document.write( dt ); 
      </script>
      
   </body>
</html>

Output

Thu Aug 28 2008 02:30:00 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time) 

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