DATE$
DATE$

DATE$

This function returns the date as a string.
Format
DATE$
Parameters
N/A
Returns
The current date in string form YYYYMMDD. If the Real-Time Clock is not installed, an empty string is returned.
Example
This is an example of how to use the DATE$ command:
10 PRINT DATE$ RUN
The result, assuming the date is January 1, 2003 is:
20030101
Example
This is another example of the DATE$ command used with the sub-string operator to get the day of the month:
10 LET A$=DATE$(7:8) 20 IF A$ <> DATE$(7:8) 30 LET A$=DATE$(7:8) 40 IF A$="01" 50 PRINT "IT IS THE FIRST OF THE MONTH" 60 END IF 70 END IF 80 SLEEP 100 90 GOTO 20
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