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DosDateTimeToFileTime function

Converts MS-DOS date and time values to a file time.

Syntax


BOOL WINAPI DosDateTimeToFileTime(
  _In_   WORD wFatDate,
  _In_   WORD wFatTime,
  _Out_  LPFILETIME lpFileTime
);

Parameters

wFatDate [in]

The MS-DOS date. The date is a packed value with the following format.

BitsDescription
0-4Day of the month (1–31)
5-8Month (1 = January, 2 = February, and so on)
9-15Year offset from 1980 (add 1980 to get actual year)

 

wFatTime [in]

The MS-DOS time. The time is a packed value with the following format.

BitsDescription
0-4Second divided by 2
5-10Minute (0–59)
11-15Hour (0–23 on a 24-hour clock)

 

lpFileTime [out]

A pointer to a FILETIME structure that receives the converted file time.

Return value

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Winbase.h (include Windows.h)

Library

Kernel32.lib

DLL

Kernel32.dll

See also

FILETIME
FileTimeToDosDateTime
FileTimeToSystemTime
SystemTimeToFileTime
Time Functions

 

 

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