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    Date.prototype.setDate()

    Summary

    The setDate() method sets the day of the month for a specified date according to local time.

    Syntax

    dateObj.setDate(dayValue)

    Parameters

    dayValue
    An integer representing the day of the month.

    Description

    If the dayValue is outside of the range of date values for the month, setDate() will update the Date object accordingly. For example, if 0 is provided for dayValue, the date will be set to the last day of the previous month.

    Examples

    Example: Using setDate()

    var theBigDay = new Date(1962, 6, 7); // 1962-07-07
    theBigDay.setDate(24);  // 1962-07-24
    theBigDay.setDate(32);  // 1962-08-01
    

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    ECMAScript 1st Edition. Standard Initial definition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.0.
    ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.setDate' in that specification.
    Standard  
    ECMAScript 6 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.setDate' in that specification.
    Release Candidate  

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

    See also

    Document Tags and Contributors

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