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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:

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

Note: Paramters in the bracket are always optional

Here is the detail of parameters:

  • 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.

Return Value:

NA

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>

This will produce following result :

Thu Aug 28 02:30:00 UTC+0530 2008 

To understand it in better way you can Try it yourself.



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