AIPS NRAO AIPS HELP file for GETDATE in 31DEC22



As of Wed Jan 19 12:47:16 2022


GETDATE: Converts the current date/time to a string

INPUTS

FORMAT          0.0          3.0   0-4 choose format of THEDATE
         @output adverb
THEDATE  @                         Date/time string

HELP SECTION

GETDATE
Type:  verb
Use:   To convert the current date and time into a string
Input adverb:
  FORMAT.....= 3  => YYYYMMDDHHMMSS
             = 2  => YYYYMMDD.HHMMSS
             = 1  => YYYYMONDD.HHMMSS
             else => YYYY-MON-DD HH:MM:SS
             where MON is DEC, NOV, OCT, etc
Output adverb:
  THEDATE....The current date and time in a format as given above.

EXPLAIN SECTION


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