GETDATE

Purpose:

Returns the system date or the creation date of a series.

Syntax:

GETDATE(series)

series

-

Optional. A series. If no series is specified, the system date is returned.

Returns:

A string containing the series date or the current date, in mm-dd-yy format.

Example:

getdate

 

returns the system date.

Example:

getdate(W1)

 

returns the date of the series in Window 1.

Remarks:

The series date is the date the series was created.

 

For series with calender date horizontal units such as "daily" or "yearly", the series date is the starting date for the data.

See Also:

GETTIME

SETDATE

SETHUNITS

SETTIME