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Author: Joachim Schnier | Website: http://www.cancerinform.net

The Actionscript: Date

A memopad should show the current date, which is shown in the code below. You have to add +1 to the current month, since in Flash the count starts at 0. If you did not add +1 you would always be one month behind (which could be nice depending on the situation?!).

    //get the current date
    var today = new Date(); 
    var currentDay = today.getDay(); 
    var currentMonth = today.getMonth(); 
    var currentDate = today.getDate(); 
    var currentYear = today.getFullYear(); 
    //you have to add +1 to the month, because counting  starts at 0.
    dateTextField = (currentMonth + 1) + " - " + currentDate + " - " + currentYear;

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Added: 2002-08-16
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