VBScript DatePart Function


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It is a function that returns the specific part of a given date.

Syntax

DatePart(interval,date[,firstdayofweek[,firstweekofyear]]) 

Parameter Description

  • Interval, a Required Parameter. It can take the following values −

    • d − day of the year.

    • m − month of the year

    • y − year of the year

    • yyyy − year

    • w − weekday

    • ww − week

    • q − quarter

    • h − hour

    • m − n

    • s − second

  • date1 is a required parameter.

  • firstdayofweek is Optional. Specifies the first day of the week. It can take the following values −

    • 0 = vbUseSystemDayOfWeek − Use National Language Support (NLS) API setting

    • 1 = vbSunday − Sunday

    • 2 = vbMonday − Monday

    • 3 = vbTuesday − Tuesday

    • 4 = vbWednesday − Wednesday

    • 5 = vbThursday − Thursday

    • 6 = vbFriday − Friday

    • 7 = vbSaturday − Saturday

  • firstdayofyear is Optional. Specifies the first day of the year. It can take the following values −

    • 0 = vbUseSystem − Use National Language Support (NLS) API setting

    • 1 = vbFirstJan1 − Start with the week in which January 1 occurs (default)

    • 2 = vbFirstFourDays − Start with the week that has at least four days in the new year

    • 3 = vbFirstFullWeek − Start with the first full week of the new year

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   <body>
      <script language = "vbscript" type = "text/vbscript">
         Dim Quarter, DayOfYear, WeekOfYear

         Date1 = "2013-01-15"
         Quarter    = DatePart("q", Date1)
         document.write("Line 1 : " & Quarter&"<br />")
         DayOfYear  = DatePart("y", Date1)
         document.write("Line 2 : " & DayOfYear&"<br />")
         WeekOfYear = DatePart("ww", Date1)
         document.write("Line 3 : " & WeekOfYear&"<br />")
         document.write("Line 4 : " & DatePart("m",Date1))

      </script>
   </body>
</html>

When you save it as .html and execute it in Internet Explorer, then the above script will produce the following result −

Line 1 : 1
Line 2 : 15
Line 3 : 3
Line 4 : 1 
vbscript_date.htm
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