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JavaScript setFullYear() Method : Date Object

Description

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

Version

Implemented in JavaScript 1.3

Syntax

setFullYear(yearValue, monthValue, dayValue)

Parameters

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

Example:

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"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>JavaScript date object - setFullYear() method example</title>
</head>
<body>
<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 />")
//]]>
</script>
</body>
</html>

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Supported Browser

Internet Explorer 7 Firefox 3.6 Google Chrome 7 Safari 5.0.1 Opera 10
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See also:

JavaScript Core objects, methods, properties.

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