SETTIME


Sets the current system time

Syntax:
declare function Settime ( byref newtime as const string ) as long

Usage:
result = Settime( newtime )

Parameters:
newtime
the new time to set

Return Value:
Returns zero on success or non-zero on failure on all ports except DOS.

Description:
To set the time, format the date and send to Settime in one of the following formats: "hh:mm:ss", "hh:mm", or "hh" (hh is the hour, mm is the minute, and ss is the second).

The error code returned by Settime can be checked using Err in the next line. The function version of Settime returns directly the error code as a 32 bit Long.

Examples:
SetTime "1:20:30"


Platform Differences:
Differences from QB:
See also:
Back to Date and Time Functions
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