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{{fbdoc item="title" value="MONTHNAME"}}----
Gets the name of a month from its integral representation

{{fbdoc item="syntax"}}##
[[KeyPgDeclare|declare]] [[KeyPgFunction|function]] **""MonthName""** ( [[KeyPgByval|byval]] //month// [[KeyPgAs|as]] [[KeyPgLong|long]], [[KeyPgByval|byval]] //abbreviate// [[KeyPgAs|as]] [[KeyPgLong|long]] = 0 ) [[KeyPgAs|as]] [[KeyPgString|string]]
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{{fbdoc item="usage"}}##
#include "vbcompat.bi"
//result// = **""MonthName""**( //month_number// [, //abreviate// ] )
##
{{fbdoc item="param"}}
##//month//##
the number of the month of the year - 1:January through 12:December
##//abbreviate//##
flag to indicate that name should be abbreviated

{{fbdoc item="ret"}}
Returns the local operating system language month name from ##//month//## value 1 to 12.

{{fbdoc item="desc"}}
If ##//abbreviate//## is true, the month name abbreviation is returned. If omitted or false, the whole name is returned.

The compiler will not recognize this function unless ##vbcompat.bi## or ##datetime.bi## is included.

{{fbdoc item="ex"}}
{{fbdoc item="filename" value="examples/manual/dates/monthname.bas"}}%%(freebasic)
#include "vbcompat.bi"

Dim ds As Double = DateSerial(2005, 11, 28) + TimeSerial(7, 30, 50)

Print Format(ds, "yyyy/mm/dd hh:mm:ss "); MonthName(Month(ds))
%%

{{fbdoc item="diff"}}
- Did not exist in QB. This function appeared in Visual Basic.

{{fbdoc item="see"}}
- [[ProPgDates|Date Serials]]

{{fbdoc item="back" value="CatPgDate|Date and Time Functions"}}
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