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syntax:functions:monthend

MonthEnd(date)

Category: Date and Time function


Description

This function returns the date serial number of the last day of the month date falls in.


Arguments

ArgumentTypeDescription
dateDate or Number (date serial)An expression representing a date to derive the month's last day date value from.

Return value type: Date serial number


Remarks

The date argument can take any value or expression that evaluates to a date serial value. Examples include:

  • A date string: #2019-12-12
  • A date serial value: 43811 (the date serial for "2019-12-12")
  • A date value created using any of the Date/Time functions that returns a date serial value.


Examples

monthend(#2018-06-06)  //Returns 43281 (Equivalent to June 30th, 2018.)
monthend(#2020-02-15)  //Returns 43890 (Equivalent to February 29th, 2020 - a leap year.)
day( monthend( #2019-01-10 ) )  //Returns 31 (Combined with the Day function, only the day number is returned.)


See also

syntax/functions/monthend.txt · Last modified: 2021/09/10 22:27 by craigt