This feature has been removed from the Web. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. Do not use it in old or new projects. Pages or Web apps using it may break at any time.
setYear() method sets the year for a specified date according to local time. Because
setYear does not set full years ("year 2000 problem"), it is no longer used and has been replaced by the
- An integer.
yearValue is a number between 0 and 99 (inclusive), then the year for
dateObj is set to 1900 +
yearValue. Otherwise, the year for
dateObj is set to
The first two lines set the year to 1996. The third sets the year to 2000.
var theBigDay = new Date(); theBigDay.setYear(96); theBigDay.setYear(1996); theBigDay.setYear(2000);
|ECMAScript Language Specification 5.1th Edition (ECMA-262)||Standard||Defined in the (informative) compatibility annex.|
|ECMAScript Language Specification 6th Edition (ECMA-262)||Draft||Defined in the (normative) annex for additional features for web browsers.|
|Feature||Chrome||Firefox (Gecko)||Internet Explorer||Opera||Safari|
|Feature||Android||Chrome for Android||Firefox Mobile (Gecko)||IE Mobile||Opera Mobile||Safari Mobile|