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year(aDate[, yearsNum])

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year(aDate[, yearsNum])

Alternatively, use Date.year.


returns the year from the theDate date/time expression:

$MyNumber = year($MyDate); 


creates a new date based on the theDate date/time expression, but in which the year is yearsNumDate is not changed unless theDate is an attribute and the attribute is re-setting itself:

$MyDateA = year($MyDate,2011); $MyDate is unaltered

$MyDate = year($MyDate,2011); $MyDate is changed

Examples. If $MyDate is July 4,2009, then


will change $MyDate to July 4, 2011.