$month

Extracts the month number associated with a specified date value.

Syntax

$month(date)

Parameters

date

a data, or an expression that evaluates to a date, in the form YYYYMMDD

Return Value

Character string.

Comments

This function extracts month information from standard date values. Date is often the system variable $Date.

Example

$month(19931225)

Evaluates to "12".

$month($date+7)

Evaluates to "1" when $Date is 19991225.

 

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