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Date: 06-20-92 (17:33)             Number: 1043
From: DOUGLAS LUSHER               Refer#: NONE
  To: DOUGLAS LUSHER                Recvd: NO  
Subj: DATE CALCULATIONS              Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
 'continued from previous message
 'here are the last of the date manipulation functions:

 'returns a value representing the day of the week (0 = Sunday, 1 = Monday,
 'etc) for the date string supplied in the form "MM-DD-YYYY"

 STATIC Month%, Day%, Year%, Temp&
 SHARED Days%()

 Month% = VAL(LEFT$(DateString$, 2))
 Day% = VAL(MID$(DateString$, 4, 2))
 Year% = VAL(RIGHT$(DateString$, 4)) - 1

 'calculate the number of days in all the preceeding years
 Temp& = (Year% * 365&) + (Year% \ 4) - ((Year% \ 100) - (Year% \ 400))

 'add the number of days in the year to the start of the specified month
 'if it's a leap year and after February, add one more day
 Temp& = Temp& + Days%(Month%) - (LeapYear%(Year% + 1) AND (Month% > 2))

 'add the number of days in the specified month
 Temp& = Temp& + Day%

 DOW% = Temp& MOD 7


 FUNCTION LeapYear% (Year%) STATIC
 'returns True (-1) if the specified year is a leap year
 LeapYear% = (((Year% MOD 4 = 0) AND (Year% MOD 100 <> 0))
OR (Year% MOD 400 = 0))

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