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JavaScript setMinutes() Method: Date Object

Description

The setMinutes() method is used to set the minutes for a given date according to local time.

Version

Implemented in JavaScript 1.3

Syntax

setMinutes(minutesValue, secondsValue, msValue)

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.

javas script date object setminutes method

Example:

In the following web document setMinutes() method sets the minutes to 12 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 - setMinutes() method example</title>
        </head>
        <body>
        <h1 style="color: red">JavaScript date object : setMinutes() 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 Change the minutes : "+user_date+"<BR />")
        user_date.setMinutes(12)
        document.write("After changing minutes 20 to 12 : "+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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