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Javascript Date setMinutes() Method


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Description:

Javascript date setMinutes() method sets the minutes for a specified date according to local time.

Syntax:

Date.setMinutes(minutesValue[, secondsValue[, msValue]])

Note: Paramters in the bracket are always optional

Here is the detail of parameters:

  • 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 secondsValue and msValue parameters, the values returned from getSeconds and getMilliseconds methods are used.

Return Value:

NA

Example:

<html>
<head>
<title>JavaScript setMinutes Method</title>
</head>
<body>
<script type="text/javascript">
   var dt = new Date( "Aug 28, 2008 23:30:00" );
   dt.setMinutes( 45 );
   document.write( dt ); 
</script>
</body>
</html>

This will produce following result :

Thu Aug 28 23:45:00 UTC+0530 2008 

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



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