EncodeDate

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Returns the integer portion of a double-precision decimal DateTime value corresponding to the specified date.

The integer portion of the DateTime value indicates the number of days that have elapsed since January 1st, 1900, and the fractional portion of the DateTime value indicates the fraction of the day that has passed since midnight.

Usage

EncodeDate(yy, MM, dd)

Where:

yy - a numerical expression specifying the two-digit year.
MM - a numerical expression specifying the month.
dd - a numerical expression specifying the day of the month.

Notes

  • Use EncodeTime to return the fractional portion of a double-precision decimal DateTime value corresponding to a specified time.

Example

EncodeDate(08, 01, 01)

Will return a value of 39448.00000000, corresponding to the specified date of January 1st, 2008.