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Creates a CFML date/time object from the given year, month, day, hour, minute and second


createdatetime(number year,number month,number day,number hour,number minute,number second,[number millis,[string timezone]]):datetime


The arguments for this function are set. You can not use other arguments except the following ones.
Name Type Required Description
year number  Yes Integer in the range 0-9999. Integers in the range 0-29 are converted to 2000-2029. Integers in the range 30-99 are converted to 1930-1999. You cannot specify dates before AD 100.  
month number  Yes Integer in the range 1-12  
day number  Yes Integer in the range 1-31  
hour number  Yes Integer in the range 0-23  
minute number  Yes Integer in the range 0-59  
second number  Yes Integer in the range 0-59  
millis number  No Integer in the range 0-999  
timezone string  No A datetime object is independent of a specific timezone, it is only a offset in milliseconds from 1970-1-1 00.00:00 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).
This means that the timezone only comes into play when you need specific information like hours in a day, minutes in a hour or which day it is since those calculations depend on the timezone.
For these calculations, a timezone must be specified in order to translate the date object to something else. If you do not provide the timezone in the function call, it will default to the timezone specified in the Lucee Administrator (Settings/Regional), or the timezone specified for the current request using the function setTimezone.
You can find a list of all available timezones in the Lucee administrator (Settings/Regional). Some examples of valid timezones:
- AGT (for time in Argentina)
- Europe/Zurich (for time in Zurich/Switzerland)
- HST (Hawaiian Standard Time in the USA)