Working with Dates

The following table summarizes the common functions used to manage dates.

Function

Description

Example

@Date

Translates a series of numbers into a date value. This function requires a year, month, and day value to be specified. Syntax:

@Date;

@Date (2005; 12; 31);
 

Result: 12/31/2005

@Day

Returns the day of the month from the specified date. Syntax:

@Day (date);
 

dateAny specified date.

@Day ("07/10/2005");
@Day (@Today);
 

Result: 10

@Month

Returns the month from the specified date. Syntax:

@Month(date);

dateAny specified date.

@Month ("07/10/2005");
@Month (@Today);
 

Result: 07

@Now

Returns the current date and time. Syntax:

@Now;

@Now;
 

Result: 07/10/2005 9:31:45 AM

@Today

Returns the current date. Syntax:

@Today;

@Today;
 

Result: 07/10/2005

@Tomorrow

Returns tomorrow's date. Syntax:

@Tomorrow;

@Tomorrow;
 

Result: 07/11/2005

@Weekday

Returns the day of the week based on the specified date. Returns a number corresponding to the weekday where Sunday=1, Monday=2, and so on through Saturday=7. Syntax:

@Weekday (date);
 

dateAny specified date.

@Weekday ("07/10/2005");
@Weekday (@Today);
 

Result: 1

@Year

Returns the current year from the specified date. Syntax:

@Year (date);
 

dateAny specified date.

@Year ("07/10/2005");
@Year (@Today);
 

Result: 2005

@Yesterday

Returns yesterday's date. Syntax:

@Yesterday;

@Yesterday;
 

Result: 07/09/2005


An Introduction to the Lotus Domino Tool Suite

Getting Started with Designer

Navigating the Domino Designer Workspace

Domino Design Elements

An Introduction to Formula Language

An Introduction to LotusScript

Fundamentals of a Notes Application

Calendar Applications

Collaborative Applications

Reference Library Applications

Workflow Applications

Web Applications

Design Enhancements Using LotusScript

Design Enhancements Using Formula Language

View Enhancements

Sample Agents

Miscellaneous Enhancements and Tips for Domino Databases

Data Management

Security

Application Deployment and Maintenance

Troubleshooting

Appendix A. Online Project Files and Sample Applications

Appendix B. IBM® Lotus® Notes® and Domino®Whats Next?



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