$year

Extracts the year number associated with a specified date value.

Syntax

$year(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 day information from standard date values. Date is often the system variable $Date.

Example

$year(19981225)

Evaluates to "1998".

$year($date + 7)

Evaluates to "1999" when $Date is 19991225.

 

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