Year Function
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Year Function (Visual Basic)

Returns an Integer value from 1 through 9999 representing the year.

Public Function Year(ByVal DateValue As DateTime) As Integer


Required. Date value from which you want to extract the year.

You can also obtain the year by calling DatePart and specifying DateInterval.Year for the Interval argument.

The following example uses the Year function to obtain the year from a specified date. In the development environment, the date literal is displayed in short date format using the locale settings of your code.

Dim thisDate As Date 
Dim thisYear As Integer
thisDate = #2/12/1969#
thisYear = Year(thisDate)
' thisYear now contains 1969.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic

Module: DateAndTime

Assembly: Visual Basic Runtime Library (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

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