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Date and Time in Fortran77??

Date and Time in Fortran77??

Date and Time in Fortran77??

Is there a function in Fortran77 to get the date and time?

Thanks in advance for your help.


RE: Date and Time in Fortran77??

On PC you can use the Interrupt 0x21 DOS function. You may have to write a short assy subroutine. I don't know about WINDOWS


RE: Date and Time in Fortran77??

I don't think the Fortran standard had a function for date and time until Fortran90 (DATE_AND_TIME intrinsic).  Some suppliers of Fortran77 had extensions for the date and time but you'll need to find it in your compiler documentation.

RE: Date and Time in Fortran77??

Microsoft/Digital/Compaq/HP Fortran has two built-in subroutines to return the time and date.  Check the "help" on "GETDAT" and "GETTIM".  You typically call these as follows:


Where all arguments are INT*2 variables.

Richard Ay

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