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[Date_Add]

[Date_Add] adds a specified number of weeks, days, hours, minutes, or seconds to a base date value. The first parameter should be a Lasso date data type or valid Lasso date string. Subsequent keyword/value parameters define what should be added to the first parameter: -Second, -Minute, -Hour, -Day, or -Week.

  • Syntax
  • Parameters
[Date_Add: (Date),
  -Week=Integer,
  -Day=Integer,
  -Hour=Integer,
  -Minute=Integer,
  -Second=Integer]

[Date_Add: 'mm/dd/yyyy',
  -Week=Integer,
  -Day=Integer,
  -Hour=Integer,
  -Minute=Integer,
  -Second=Integer]
Required Parameters
Base Date Must be a Lasso date data type or valid Lasso date string.
Optional Parameters
-Second Specifies the number of seconds to add to the specified date.
-Minute Specifies the number of minutes to add to the specified date.
-Hour Specifies the number of hours to add to the specified date.
-Day Specifies the number of days to add to the date.
-Week Specifies the number of weeks to add to the date.
Examples

To calculate the time 4 hours from the current time:

Use the [Date_Add] tag to add 4 hours to the current date. The return value will be the current date with the time set to 4 hours from now.

[Date_Add: (Date), -Hour=4]
Result:
6/26/2001 4:12:32
Tag Link [Date_Add] Category Date
Type Substitution Data Source Any
Support Preferred Version 3.0
Output Type Date Security None
Implementation LCAPI Sets Lasso 6.0, Lasso 5.0,LDML3x

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