setUTCHours() method sets the hour for a specified
date according to universal time, and returns the number of milliseconds since January
1, 1970 00:00:00 UTC until the time represented by the updated
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dateObj.setUTCHours(hoursValue[, minutesValue[, secondsValue[, msValue]]])
- An integer between 0 and 23, representing the hour.
- Optional. An integer between 0 and 59, representing the minutes.
- Optional. An integer between 0 and 59, representing the seconds. If you specify the
secondsValueparameter, you must also specify the
- Optional. A number between 0 and 999, representing the milliseconds. If you specify
msValueparameter, you must also specify the
The number of milliseconds between January 1, 1970 00:00:00 UTC and the updated date.
If a parameter you specify is outside of the expected range,
attempts to update the date information in the
Date object accordingly.
For example, if you use 100 for
secondsValue, the minutes will
be incremented by 1 (
minutesValue + 1), and 40 will be used for seconds.
var theBigDay = new Date(); theBigDay.setUTCHours(8);
The definition of 'Date.prototype.setUTCHours' in that specification.
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