Introduction

Language Structure

IB Statements

File System

Comet 32 Runtime

Index

DATE and DATE$

System variable: DATE
Length/precision: 6.0
Description: The system variable named DATE is loaded with the DOS date when Comet is executed. While the value of DATE may be changed in an Internet Basic program, it is automatically refreshed with the DOS date whenever the clock is read. DATE is a six-digit numeric field in the form MMDDYY, where MM represents the month, DD represents the day, and YY represents the last two digits of the current year.


System variable: DATE$
Length: 6
Description: The system variable named DATE$ is loaded with the DOS date when Comet is executed. While the value of DATE$ may be changed in an Internet Basic program, it is automatically refreshed with the DOS date whenever the clock is read. DATE$ is a six-byte string field in the form "MMDDYY", where MM represents the month, DD represents the day, and YY represents the last two digits of the current year.