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    Date.prototype.setUTCFullYear()

    Summary

    The setUTCFullYear() method sets the full year for a specified date according to universal time.

    Syntax

    dateObj.setUTCFullYear(yearValue[, monthValue[, dayValue]])

    Parameters

    yearValue
    An integer specifying the numeric value of the year, for example, 1995.
    monthValue
    Optional. An integer between 0 and 11 representing the months January through December.
    dayValue
    Optional. An integer between 1 and 31 representing the day of the month. If you specify the dayValue parameter, you must also specify the monthValue.

    Description

    If you do not specify the monthValue and dayValue parameters, the values returned from the getUTCMonth() and getUTCDate() methods are used.

    If a parameter you specify is outside of the expected range, setUTCFullYear() attempts to update the other parameters and the date information in the Date object accordingly. For example, if you specify 15 for monthValue, the year is incremented by 1 (yearValue + 1), and 3 is used for the month.

    Examples

    Example: Using setUTCFullYear()

    var theBigDay = new Date();
    theBigDay.setUTCFullYear(1997);
    

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    ECMAScript 1st Edition. Standard Initial definition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.3.
    ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.setUTCFullYear' in that specification.
    Standard  
    ECMAScript 6 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.setUTCFullYear' in that specification.
    Draft  

    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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    Last updated by: Mingun,
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