JavaScript setFullYear() Method : Date Object


The setFullYear() method is used to set the full year for a given date according to local time.


Implemented in JavaScript 1.3


setFullYear(yearValue, monthValue, dayValue)


yearValue: An integer specifying the numeric value of the year, for example, 1995.

monthValue: An integer between 0 and 11 representing the months January through December.

dayValue: An integer between 1 and 31 representing the day of the month. If you specify the dayValue parameter, you must also specify the monthValue.

javas script date object setfullyear method


In the following web document setFullYear() method sets the year to 2009 of a given date.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>JavaScript date object - setFullYear() method example</title>
<h1 style="color: red">JavaScript date object : setFullYear() method</h1>
<hr />
<script type="text/javascript">
//This is done to make the following JavaScript code compatible to XHTML. <![CDATA[
user_date = new Date("August 12, 1992 21:20:00")
document.write("Before Year Change : "+user_date+"<BR />")
cmm = user_date.setFullYear(2009)
document.write("After changing Year 1992 to Aug. 2009  : "+user_date+"<BR />")

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See also:

JavaScript Core objects, methods, properties.

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