1 Reply Latest reply on Jul 10, 2006 4:57 PM by blemmo

    Using Date Object to Display 2 Days Ago

    BillG-Seattle
      There's probably an elegant solution to this, but... can anyone provide pointers on the best way to display a date that's for example, 2 days ago...or exactly one month from today's date? It seems like this should be relatively straightforward, but I'm concerned with when new months/years intervene...and making sure all the possibilities are covered. Thoughts would be greatly appreciated! - BillG
        • 1. Re: Using Date Object to Display 2 Days Ago
          blemmo Level 1
          You can construct a Date object from the current date, get the milliseconds of it (Date.UTC I think), then add or substract the milliseconds of the timespan you need (1 day = 24*60*60*1000 ms), and get another Date object from the resulting value. This should get you the right date, taking the different month length and even leap years into account.

          hth,
          blemmo