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Version: 8.1

system.date.setTime

This function is used in Python Scripting.

Description

Takes in a date, and returns a copy of it with the time fields set as specified.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.

Syntax

system.date.setTime(date, hour, minute, second)

Parameters

TypeParameterDescription
DatedateThe starting date.
IntegerhourThe hours (0-23) to set.
IntegerminuteThe minutes (0-59) to set.
IntegersecondThe seconds (0-59) to set.

Returns

Date - A new date, set to the appropriate time.

Scope

Gateway, Vision Client, Perspective Session

Code Examples

Code Snippet
# This example will set the date object to the current date with the time set to 01:37 in the morning and 44 seconds.

date = system.date.getDate(2018, 6, 29) #getDate is zero based, so a month parameter of 6 will return July.
print system.date.setTime(date, 1, 37, 44) #This will print Sun July 29 01:37:44 PDT 2018

Keywords

system date setTime, date.setTime