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Posted on 2004-04-02
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I what to use a 2 digit year and I want to beable to convert if you enter 04 it knows it is 2004 and if you put in 99 for 1999 it know how to convert it. can anyone help me on this?
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use this function

Function GetYear(whatYear as integer) as integer
if WhatYear<31 then
  GetYear=WhatYear+2000
 else
  GetYear=WhatYear+1900
end if
End Function
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by:Kavar
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or in c

int GetYear(in WhatYear)
{
  if (WhatYear<31)
 {
   return WhatYear+2000;
 }
 else
 {
   return WhatYear+1900;
 }
}
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by:cdb424ttm
ID: 10741494
what is testing it for less then 31 do?
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by:Kavar
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because you have to set a threshold somewhere and say, if this date or later, they mean 19xx and this date or sooner and they mean 20xx, I picked 31 (its pretty much an industry standard)
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