Date.getVarDate()

Non-standard
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Obsolete
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Warning: This method is supported in Internet Explorer only.

The getVarDate method returns a VT_DATE value from a Date object.

Syntax

dateObj.getVarDate()

Parameters

The required dateObj reference is a Date object.

Return Value

Returns a VT_DATE value.

Remarks

The getVarDate() method is used when JavaScript code interacts with COM objects, ActiveX objects, or other objects that accept and return date values in VT_DATE format. These include objects in Visual Basic and Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript). The actual format of the returned value depends on regional settings.

Requirements

Supported in the following document modes: Quirks, Internet Explorer 6 standards, Internet Explorer 7 standards, Internet Explorer 8 standards, Internet Explorer 9 standards, and Internet Explorer 10 standards. Not supported in Windows 8.x Store apps.

Applies ToDate Object

See Also

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