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Answer: How do I find today's date?

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Q&A > dates and times > How do I find today's date? - Answer contributed by ducky

If you just need a timestamp string, ala "Wed Mar 22 10:56:43 PST 2000" you can just: print scalar localtime() ;

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Re: Answer: How do I find today's date?
by SkipHuffman (Monk) on Sep 19, 2005 at 12:18 UTC

    It sure would be nice to expand this to include how to find some other simple dates:

    • Yesterday
    • tomorrow
    • same time last week
    • same time next week
    • same day next month
    • same day last month
    • same day last year
    • same day next year.

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