Get the value from the following FoxPro Assignment Statement

Please tell me what is the value of the following assignment statement
M.mmy = left(dtoc(date()),2) + substr('ABCDEFGHJKLMNPQRSTUVWXYZ', (year(date()) - 1987) % 24 + 1, 1)

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tgatif2000Asked:
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wcsoctuCommented:
Shows a two character reference to the month of the specified date, followed by a letter representing a rotation starting in 1987.  ie, April this year is 04Z, April next year is 04A, April the year after is 04B.
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pcelbaCommented:
Result of above expression depends on  SET DATE and SET CENTURY setting, so the result string could begin with two digits representing:

1) Month  when SET DATE is American, USA, MDY
2) Day  when SET DATE is German, British, DMY, Italian,
3) Year when SET DATE is Japan, Taiwam , YMD, ANSI and SET CENTURY is OFF
4) Century+1 when SET DATE is Japan, Taiwam , YMD, ANSI and SET CENTURY is ON

The rest is correct.
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pcelbaCommented:
Of course, the last option is Century - 1

When SET DATE is SHORT or LONG then the result depends on Windows settings...
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tgatif2000Author Commented:
@wcsoctu
(year(date()) - 1987) % 24: Can you explain how do you get 23?
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pcelbaCommented:
Wouldn|t it be better to execute FoxPro and try following commands in Command window?

?  DATE()
?  YEAR(DATE())
?  YEAR(DATE()) - 1987
?  (YEAR(DATE()) - 1987) % 24
?  (YEAR(DATE()) - 1987 + 1) % 24
?  (YEAR(DATE()) - 1987 - 1) % 24
?  (YEAR(DATE()) - 1987 + 2) % 24
etc.
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