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setSeconds()  Date  instance method

Description

Sets the locale specific second of the minute (0-59) for the specified date.

Syntax


Signature Description
aDate.setSeconds(secondsInt[, millisecondsInt])Sets the locale specific second of the minute (0-59) for the specified date.

Parameters


Parameter Description
secondsIntAn integer in the range 0-59.

millisecondsIntAn integer in the range 0-999.

  • If millisecondsInt not specified the value returned from the getMilliseconds() method is used.

For specified values outside the ranges above the setSeconds() method will try and set the date accordingly.

Examples

The code below shows an example of the setSeconds() method of Date.



// Create a Date instance for the current date and time.
var todaysDate = new Date();
alert(todaysDate);

// Set seconds.
todaysDate.setSeconds(59);
alert(todaysDate + ' - Seconds set to 59');

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Related Tutorials

JavaScript Intermediate Tutorials - Lesson 2 - Dates and Times



  

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