Re: File's date and time

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 11-06-92 (09:28)             Number: 341
From: REUVEN LAX                   Refer#: NONE
  To: KENNY BINGHAM                 Recvd: NO  
Subj: Re: File's date and time       Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
 -=> Quoting Kenny Bingham to Robert Church <=-

 KB> Howdy, Robert!

 KB> While screaming at All <02 Nov 92 20:23> Robert Church raved:

 RC> How do I get the date and time from the Dos DTA?  I've got the
 RC> DTA structure and the FindFirst/FindNext routines, but how do I
 RC> convert the bit-mapped time and date portions of the DTA
 RC> structure to integers?  Thanks

 KB> I'm not sure exactly what a "DTA" is.... I only have an XT type of
 KB> machine. But if you want to read the time and date in from a file, why
 KB> not try something like this: DOS:
  No That's not what he was talking about Robert try this.
  Seconds = Time  and &H001F            'bit's 0-4 in increments of 2
  Minutes = Time  and &h07E0            'bit's 5-10
  Hours   = Time  and &HF800            'bits 11-15
  for Date
  Year    = (Date and &hFE00)+1980      'Bits 9-15 + 1980
  Month   = Date and &H01E0             'Bit's 5-8
  Day     = Date and &H001F             'Bit's 0-4.

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