This function is used in Python Scripting.


Creates a new Date object given a year, month and a day. The time will be set to midnight of that day.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.

Syntax, month, day)

  • Parameters

Integer year - The year for the new date.

Integer month - The month of the new date. January is month 0.

Integer day - The day of the month for the new date. The first day of the month is day 1.

  • Returns

Date - A new date, set to midnight of that day.

  • Scope

Gateway, Vision Client, Perspective Session

Code Examples
Code Snippet
# This example creates a new date object set to January 1st, 2021.
date =, 0, 1)
print date

system date getDate, date.getDate