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simple DATEFORMAT query

Posted on 2008-06-14
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i need to get the all 12 months from my date (thisMonth) and output them to screen, thanks

<cfset thisMonth = #DATEFORMAT(now(), "dd/mm/yyyy")#>
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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which 12 months, actually?
can you clarify that, please?
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by:pigmentarts
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1 months from the current date i have managed to do it like this... not sure if its the best way but works


<cfset thisMonth = #DATEFORMAT(now(), "mmmm/yyyy")#>



<cfscript>
thisMonth = #DATEFORMAT(now(), "mmmm/yyyy")#;
WriteOutput("#thisMonth#<br />");
// output the loop index in each iteration
for (idx = 1; idx lte 12; idx = idx +1) {
paMonths = #DateFormat(DateAdd('m', -#idx#, thisMonth),'mmmm/yyyy')#;
   WriteOutput("#paMonths#<br />");
}
</cfscript>
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Zvonko earned 500 total points
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You can reduce that to this:

<cfscript>
thisMonth = now();
// output the loop index in each iteration
for (idx = 0; idx lte 12; idx = idx +1) {
   WriteOutput(DateFormat(DateAdd('m', -idx, thisMonth),'mmmm/yyyy') & "<br />");
}
</cfscript>


But what is the question?
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by:pigmentarts
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thanks Zvonko
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