## Function to Determine If a Year Is a Leap Year
The information in this article applies to: - Microsoft FoxPro for MS-DOS, versions 2.0, 2.5 and 2.5a
- Microsoft FoxPro for Windows, versions 2.5 and 2.5a
## SUMMARYTo determine if year is a leap year, use the following function, which returns .T. if a date is in a leap year: ans = isleap({05/21/92}) WAIT WINDOW "1992 is " + iif(ans, "", "not ") + " a leap year " *********************************************************** * Notes: This function subtracts one day from March 1. * If the result is the 29th, the year is a leap year. * If it is the 28th, then it is not a leap year. *********************************************************** FUNCTION isleap PARAMETERS mdate myear = YEAR(mdate) march1 = "03/01/" + STR(myear,4,0) lastFeb = ctod(march1)-1 RETURN IIF(DAY(lastFeb)=29,.T.,.F.) Additional reference words: FoxWin FoxDos 2.00 2.50 2.50a KBCategory: kbprg KBSubcategory: FxprgGeneral |

Last Reviewed: June 27, 1995 |