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[Date->Year] is an accessor for getting or setting the year field for a date object.

Getting uses no parameters and returns the year as an integer.

Setting requires an integer parameter, and supports the =, += and -= operators. Setting modifies the date object in-place, but does not return a value.

  • Syntax
Date Object->year
Date Object->year=Integer
Date Object->year+=Integer
Date Object->year-=Integer
  • Beginner

To get or set the year field of a date object:

Use the [Date->Year] method. The following example uses a single date object, then gets the year and returns its value.

Next we set the year field to a new value using the = operator, then set it again by adding 1 to the year using the += operator, and set it once more by subtracting 1 from the year using the -= operator. We return the result for each set operation.


local(d) = date('2011-02-21 08:00:00')
#d->year + '<br>'
#d + '<br>'
#d + '<br>'


2015-02-21 08:00:00
2016-02-21 08:00:00
2015-02-21 08:00:00

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