date, contextual keyword
date is a contextual keyword of the Envision language. It refers to the primitive data type
date, which represents an integral date from January 1st, 2001.
The primary usage of the keyword
date is within
read statements, but it can also be used within an
dd = date(2020, 8, 28) expect dd : date show table "" export: "/sample/onedate.ion" with dd
read "/sample/onedate.ion" as T with dd : date show scalar "" a1b2 with same(T.dd)
date(year: number, month: number, dayOfMonth: number) 🡒 date, pure function
Returns the date associated to the specified
dayOfMonth according to the Gregorian calendar.
show summary "" a1a3 with date(2001, 1, 1) date(2020, 11, 25) date(2040, 6, 13)
The following restrictions apply, or the function fails:
- All arguments must be integers
- The year must be in the segment [2001, 2178].
- The combination of argument must be a valid date.