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    Default Increment a date

    My program takes in a date in the format (mm/dd/yyyy) and I want to create a method which increments that date by any number (given to us by the user). What would be the best way of doing this, assuming I can't use the calender class?

    Right now I have a method which counts the number of days from the first day of the Gregorian calender, 10/15/1582, to the date that was given. What can I do with this number to get the desired result?


    Any help is appreciated

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    Last edited by colerelm; September 29th, 2011 at 11:59 PM. Reason: Nevermind I got it.


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    Default Re: Increment a date

    Part your date into three parts. 1. day 2. month. 3. year
    When you get a number, add it into day first.
    And then keep on doing the mathematic part. Just think for a while and you will know the answer.

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