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Javascript Date setUTCMinutes() Method

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Javascript date setUTCMinutes() method sets the minutes for a specified date according to universal time.


Date.setUTCMinutes(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 getUTCSeconds and getUTCMilliseconds methods are used.

If a parameter you specify is outside of the expected range, setUTCMinutes attempts to update the date information in the Date object accordingly. For example, if you use 100 for secondsValue, the minutes (minutesValue) will be incremented by 1 (minutesValue + 1), and 40 will be used for seconds.

Return Value:



<title>JavaScript setUTCMinutes Method</title>
<script type="text/javascript">
   var dt = new Date( "Aug 28, 2008 13:30:00" );
   dt.setUTCMinutes( 65 );
   document.write( dt ); 

This will produce following result :

Thu Aug 28 14:35:00 UTC+0530 2008 

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

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