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yearstart - script and chart function

This function returns a timestamp corresponding to the start of the first day of the year containing date. The default output format will be the DateFormat set in the script.


YearStart(date[, period_no[, first_month_of_year]])

Return data type: dual


Argument Description
date The date to evaluate.
period_no period_no is an integer, where the value 0 indicates the year which contains date. Negative values in period_no indicate preceding years and positive values indicate succeeding years.
first_month_of_year If you want to work with (fiscal) years not starting in January, indicate a value between 2 and 12 in first_month_of_year.