GetFileDate (Get the file date)

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GETFILEDATE( filename )


Return the date stamp of a file


A string constant or variable containing the name of the file (and path, if applicable)

GETFILEDATE returns the date stamp of the file specified by the filename parameter. The date is returned as a LONG that is deformatted and returned in an @D2 picture format. If the file is invalid or does not exist, GETFILEDATE returns a zero (0).

To add support for this utility to your existing applications, you need only include the CWUTIL.INC file in the Global Map section of your program:


Return Data Type:     LONG


Filedate = GETFILEDATE(LOC:Filename)