JavaScript setUTCMilliseconds() Method

Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

Example

Set the milliseconds to 192, according to UTC time:

var d = new Date();
d.setUTCMilliseconds(192);
var n = d.getUTCMilliseconds();

The result of n will be:


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Definition and Usage

The setUTCMilliseconds() method sets the milliseconds (from 0 to 999), according to universal time.

Tip: The Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) is the time set by the World Time Standard.

Note: UTC time is the same as GMT time.


Browser Support

Method
setUTCMilliseconds() Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Date.setUTCMilliseconds(millisec)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
millisec Required. An integer representing the milliseconds

Expected values are 0-999, but other values are allowed:

  • -1 will result in the last millisecond of the previous second
  • 1000 will result in the first millisecond of the next second
  • 1001 will result in the second millisecond of the next second

Technical Details

Return Value: A Number, representing the number of milliseconds between the date object and midnight January 1 1970
JavaScript Version: 1.3

Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

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