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Using DatePart and other Date Functions
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There are different intervals you can use when you use DatePart (listed at bottom of page), along with several constants (which I won't get into on this page). DatePart returns part of a specified date in this form:
DatePart(interval, date[, firstdayofweek[, firstweekofyear]])

List of Arguments
Required. String expression that is the interval of time you want to return. See Settings section for values.
Required. Date expression you want to evaluate.
firstdayof week
Optional. Constant that specifies the day of the week. If not specified, Sunday is assumed. See Settings section for values.
Optional. Constant that specifies the first week of the year. If not specified, the first week is assumed to be the week in which January 1 occurs. See Settings section at the bottom of the page for useable values.

Below are examples of some different ways to use DatePart, along with other popular date-type functions. Below each example is the code which creates it.

Here is today's date (using Date) : 2/18/2019

The month's name is February

Response.Write("<B>The month's  name is </B> " & MonthName(currentmonth))

Number of the month : 2

<% response.Write "<B>Number of the month </B> : " & Currentmonth %>;

Here is the abbreviated month : Feb

Response.Write monthname(currentmonth, true) 

The year is : 2019

MyYear=DatePart("yyyy", date)
response.Write "<B>The year is </B> : " & MyYear 

Today's date is :18

MyWeekday=DatePart("d", date)
response.Write "Today's date is  :" & MyWeekday 

Here is the Day of the week : 2

MyWeekday=DatePart("w", date)
Response.Write MyWeekday 

Here is the Week of the Year : 8

MyWeekday=DatePart("ww", date)
Response.Write MyWeekday 

The day of the year is : 49
(Which means that here are 316 Days Left this year)

MyYear=DatePart("y", date)
response.Write "<B>The day of the year is </B> : " & MyYear 
response.Write "<br>(<I>Which means that here are " & left & " Days Left this year</I>)"

Intervals and Constants for DatePart

Setting Description
yyyy Year
q Quarter
m Month
y Day of year
d Day
w Weekday
ww Week of year
h Hour
n Minute
s Second

The firstdayofweek argument can have any the following values:

Constant Value Description
vbUseSystem 0 Use National Language Support (NLS) API setting.
vbSunday 1 Sunday (default)
vbMonday 2 Monday
vbTuesday 3 Tuesday
vbWednesday 4 Wednesday
vbThursday 5 Thursday
vbFriday 6 Friday
vbSaturday 7 Saturday

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