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Version: 8.1

system.date.isBetween

This function is used in Python Scripting.

Description

Compares two dates to see if a target date is between two other dates; checks to see if the target date is between the other two dates.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.

Syntax

system.date.isBetween(target_date, start_date, end_date)

Parameters

TypeParameterDescription
Datetarget_dateThe date to compare.
Datestart_dateThe start of a date range.
Dateend_dateThe end of a date range. This date must be after the start date.

Returns

Boolean - True if target_date is >= start_date and target_date <= end_date, false otherwise.

Scope

Gateway, Vision Client, Perspective Session

Coding Examples

Code Snippet
# This will compare if the first date is between the other dates, which it is not.
# Note that if the end date is before the start date, this function will always return False

target = system.date.getDate(2017, 4, 28)
start = system.date.getDate(2017, 3, 22)
end = system.date.getDate(2017, 4, 22)
print system.date.isBetween(target, start, end) #Will print false.

Keywords

system date isBetween, date.isBetween