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YEARS function [Date and time] Next Page

YMD function [Date and time]

Returns a date value corresponding to the given year, month, and day of the month. Values are small integers from -32768 to 32767.


integer-expression3 )


integer-expression1    The year.

integer-expression2    The number of the month. If the month is outside the range 1-12, the year is adjusted accordingly.

integer-expression3    The day number. The day can be any integer; the date is adjusted accordingly.

Standards and compatibility

The following statement returns the value 1998-06-12.

SELECT YMD( 1998, 06, 12 );

If the values are outside their normal range, the date will adjust accordingly. For example, the following statement returns the value 2000-03-01.

SELECT YMD( 1999, 15, 1 );