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FDate Intrinsic (function)


FDate: CHARACTER*(*) function.

Intrinsic groups: unix.


Returns the current date (using the same format as CTIME()).

Equivalent to:


Programs making use of this intrinsic might not be Year 10000 (Y10K) compliant. For example, the date might appear, to such programs, to wrap around (change from a larger value to a smaller one) as of the Year 10000.

See CTime Intrinsic (function).

For information on other intrinsics with the same name: See FDate Intrinsic (subroutine).