2.1.8.33 systemtime_to_date_str


Description

Convert a SYSTEMTIME structure to a formatted string.

Syntax

BOOL systemtime_to_date_str( SYSTEMTIME * pSysTime, LPSTR lpstr, WORD wFormat = LDF_SHORT )

Parameters

pSysTime
[input] pointer to the source SYSTEMTIME structure. See tm_to_systemtime about this structure.
lpstr
[output] pointer to the buffer to receive the formatted string
wFormat
[input] a date format flag to determine the appearance of the formatted string.
These includes: LDF_SHORT, LDF_LONG, LDF_ALPHAMONTH_NUMERICDAY, LDF_NUMERICMONTH_NUMERICDAY,
LDF_NUMERICDAY, LDF_ALPHAWEEKDAY_3CHR, LDF_ALPHAWEEKDAY_1CHR, LDF_NUMERICYEAR_4DIGIT,
LDF_NUMERICYEAR_2DIGIT, LDF_SHORT_AND_HHMM_SEPARCOLON, LDF_SHORT_AND_HHMMSS_SEPARCOLON,
LDF_YYMMDD, LDF_YYMMDD_AND_HHMM_SEPARCOLON, LDF_YYMMDD_AND_HHMMSS_SEPARCOLON,
LDF_YYMMDD_AND_HHMM, LDF_YYMMDD_AND_HHMMSS, LDF_ALPHAMON_3CHR, LDF_ALPHAMON_1CHR,
LDF_QUARTER, LDF_CUSTOM1, LDF_CUSTOM2 .
See the definitions of LDF_* in OC_Const.h .

Return

If successful then TRUE else FALSE

Examples

EX1

// This is a self contained sample program for the function systemtime_to_date_str, 
// To run the program, enter the following command in the Script window:
// systemtime_to_date_str_ex1

void systemtime_to_date_str_ex1()
{
    SYSTEMTIME SysTime;
    char lpstr[100];
    BOOL rc;
    
    GetSystemTime(&SysTime); // gets current date and time,

    WORD wFormat=LDF_CUSTOM1;
    rc=systemtime_to_date_str(&SysTime,lpstr,wFormat); // Demonstration of systemtime_to_date_str

    if(rc)
        printf("Today's date & time in your Origin custom date format(1) = \"%s\"\n",lpstr);
    else
        printf("Error: systemtime_to_date_str failed.");
}

Remark

See Also

Header to Include

origin.h

Reference