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using date functions

I need to put system date details in either 1 or 3 variables
ie
date_today = yymmdd

or

date_year = yy
date_month = mm
date_day = dd

thanks
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Karls
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Karls
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mnashadkaCommented:
You can use time(NULL) to get a time_t, then localtime to get a struct tm representing the time:
time_t now = time(NULL);
struct tm *time_data = localtime(&now);

Then you can use the tm_mon (the month starts at 0, so you'll probably add 1), tm_year, and tm_mday struct elements to get the data that you need.
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AxterCommented:
Use the strftime function
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AxterCommented:
Example:

time_t ltime =      time(NULL);
char DestinationBuffer[64];
strftime(DestinationBuffer, sizeof(DestinationBuffer), "%y%m%d", gmtime(&ltime));
printf("The date is %s\n", DestinationBuffer);
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