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Format date as string using date-mask

var MonthNames = ["January", "February", "March", "April", "May", "June", "July", 
    "August", "September", "October", "November", "December"];
var DayNames = [ "Sunday", "Monday", "Tueday", "Wednesday", "Thursday", 
    "Friday", "Saturday" ];
var ShortMths = ["Jan", "Feb", "Mar", "Apr", "May", "Jun", "Jul", "Aug", 
    "Sep", "Oct", "Nov", "Dec"];
var ShortDays = ["Sun", "Mon", "Tue", "Wed", "Thu", "Fri", "Sat"];

var StringToDate = function (sDate, sFormat, cutOff) {
    // Input: a date value as a string, it's format as a string e.g. 'dd-mmm-yy'
    // Optional: a cutoff (integer) for 2 digit years.
    // If no 'd' appears in the format string then the 1st of the month is assumed.
    // If the year is 20 and the cut-off is 30 then the value will be converted 
    // to 2020; if the year is 40 then this will be converted to 1940.
    // If no cut-off is supplied then '20' will be pre-pended to the year (YY).
    // Output: a string in the format 'YYYY/MM/DD' or ''
    // Will not attempt to convert certain combinations e.g. DMM, MDD, DDM, YYYYD.
    // http://andrew.dx.am
    var sParsed, fndSingle;
    // sParsed will be constructed in the format 'YYYY/MM/DD'
    sDate = sDate.toString().toUpperCase();
    sFormat = sFormat.toUpperCase();
    
    if (sFormat.search(/MMMM|MMM/) + 1) {       // replace Mar/March with 03, etc.
        sDate = sDate.replace(new RegExp('(' + ShortMths.join('|') + ')[A-Z]*', 'gi'),
            function (m) {
            var i = ShortMths.indexOf(m.charAt(0).toUpperCase() + 
                m.substr(1, 2).toLowerCase()) + 1;
            return ((i < 10) ? "0" + i : "" + i).toString();
        });
        sFormat = sFormat.replace(/MMMM|MMM/g, 'MM');
    }
    if (sFormat.search(/DDDD|DDD/) + 1) {       // replace Tue/Tuesday, etc. with ''
        sDate = sDate.replace(new RegExp('(' + ShortDays.join('|') + ')[A-Z]*', 'gi'),'');
        sFormat = sFormat.replace(/DDDD|DDD/g, '');
    }
    sDate = sDate.replace(/(^|\D)(\d)(?=\D|$)/g, function($0, $1, $2) {
        // single digits 2 with 02
        return $1 + '0' + $2;
    });
    sFormat = sFormat.replace(/(^|[^DMY])(D|M)(?=[^DMY]|$)/g, function($0, $1, $2){
        return $1 + $2 + $2;        // replace D or M with DD and MM
    });
    // are there still single Ds or Ms?
    fndSingle = sFormat.search(/(^|[^D])D([^D]|$)|(^|[^M])M([^M]|$)/)+1;
    // do not attempt to parse, for example, 'DMM'
    if ( fndSingle ) return '';
    sFormat = sFormat.replace(/(^|[^Y])(YY)(?=[^Y]|$)/g, function($0, $1, $2, index) {
        var tempDate = sDate.substr(0, index + 1);
        tempDate += (cutOff) ? ((parseInt(sDate.substr(index + 1, 2),10) > cutOff) ? 
            '19' : '20') : '20';
        tempDate += sDate.substr(index + 1);
        sDate = tempDate;
        return $1 + $2 + $2;
    });
    sParsed = ('YYYY/MM/DD').replace(/YYYY|MM|DD/g, function(m){
        return (sFormat.indexOf(m) + 1) ? 
            sDate.substr(sFormat.indexOf(m), m.length) : '';
    });
    if (sParsed.charAt(0) == '/') {
        // if no year specified, assume the current year
        sParsed = (new Date().getFullYear()) + sParsed;
    }
    if (sParsed.charAt(sParsed.length - 1) == '/') {
        // if no date, assume the 1st of the month
        sParsed += '01';
    }
    // should end up with 10 characters..
    return ( sParsed.length == 10 ) ? sParsed : '';
};
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class="s2">&quot;February&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;March&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;April&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;May&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;June&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;July&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> </span><span id="L-2"><a name="L-2"></a> <span class="s2">&quot;August&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;September&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;October&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;November&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;December&quot;</span><span class="p">];</span> </span><span id="L-3"><a name="L-3"></a><span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">DayNames</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="p">[</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Sunday&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Monday&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Tueday&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Wednesday&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Thursday&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> </span><span id="L-4"><a name="L-4"></a> <span class="s2">&quot;Friday&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Saturday&quot;</span> <span class="p">];</span> </span><span id="L-5"><a name="L-5"></a><span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">ShortMths</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="p">[</span><span class="s2">&quot;Jan&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Feb&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Mar&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Apr&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;May&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Jun&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Jul&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Aug&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> </span><span id="L-6"><a name="L-6"></a> <span class="s2">&quot;Sep&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Oct&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Nov&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Dec&quot;</span><span class="p">];</span> </span><span id="L-7"><a name="L-7"></a><span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">ShortDays</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="p">[</span><span class="s2">&quot;Sun&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Mon&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Tue&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Wed&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Thu&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Fri&quot;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Sat&quot;</span><span class="p">];</span> </span><span id="L-8"><a name="L-8"></a> </span><span id="L-9"><a name="L-9"></a><span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">StringToDate</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="kd">function</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">sDate</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="nx">sFormat</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="nx">cutOff</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-10"><a name="L-10"></a> <span class="c1">// Input: a date value as a string, it&#39;s format as a string e.g. &#39;dd-mmm-yy&#39;</span> </span><span id="L-11"><a name="L-11"></a> <span class="c1">// Optional: a cutoff (integer) for 2 digit years.</span> </span><span id="L-12"><a name="L-12"></a> <span class="c1">// If no &#39;d&#39; appears in the format string then the 1st of the month is assumed.</span> </span><span id="L-13"><a name="L-13"></a> <span class="c1">// If the year is 20 and the cut-off is 30 then the value will be converted </span> </span><span id="L-14"><a name="L-14"></a> <span class="c1">// to 2020; if the year is 40 then this will be converted to 1940.</span> </span><span id="L-15"><a name="L-15"></a> <span class="c1">// If no cut-off is supplied then &#39;20&#39; will be pre-pended to the year (YY).</span> </span><span id="L-16"><a name="L-16"></a> <span class="c1">// Output: a string in the format &#39;YYYY/MM/DD&#39; or &#39;&#39;</span> </span><span id="L-17"><a name="L-17"></a> <span class="c1">// Will not attempt to convert certain combinations e.g. DMM, MDD, DDM, YYYYD.</span> </span><span id="L-18"><a name="L-18"></a> <span class="c1">// http://andrew.dx.am</span> </span><span id="L-19"><a name="L-19"></a> <span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">sParsed</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="nx">fndSingle</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-20"><a name="L-20"></a> <span class="c1">// sParsed will be constructed in the format &#39;YYYY/MM/DD&#39;</span> </span><span id="L-21"><a name="L-21"></a> <span class="nx">sDate</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">sDate</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">toString</span><span class="p">().</span><span class="nx">toUpperCase</span><span class="p">();</span> </span><span id="L-22"><a name="L-22"></a> <span class="nx">sFormat</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">sFormat</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">toUpperCase</span><span class="p">();</span> </span><span id="L-23"><a name="L-23"></a> </span><span id="L-24"><a name="L-24"></a> <span class="k">if</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">sFormat</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">search</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="sr">/MMMM|MMM/</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="mi">1</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> <span class="c1">// replace Mar/March with 03, etc.</span> </span><span id="L-25"><a name="L-25"></a> <span class="nx">sDate</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">sDate</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">replace</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="k">new</span> <span class="nb">RegExp</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;(&#39;</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="nx">ShortMths</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">join</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;|&#39;</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="s1">&#39;)[A-Z]*&#39;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s1">&#39;gi&#39;</span><span class="p">),</span> </span><span id="L-26"><a name="L-26"></a> <span class="kd">function</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">m</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-27"><a name="L-27"></a> <span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">i</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">ShortMths</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">indexOf</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">m</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">charAt</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="mi">0</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">toUpperCase</span><span class="p">()</span> <span class="o">+</span> </span><span id="L-28"><a name="L-28"></a> <span class="nx">m</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">substr</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="mi">1</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="mi">2</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">toLowerCase</span><span class="p">())</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="mi">1</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-29"><a name="L-29"></a> <span class="k">return</span> <span class="p">((</span><span class="nx">i</span> <span class="o">&lt;</span> <span class="mi">10</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">?</span> <span class="s2">&quot;0&quot;</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="nx">i</span> <span class="o">:</span> <span class="s2">&quot;&quot;</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="nx">i</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">toString</span><span class="p">();</span> </span><span id="L-30"><a name="L-30"></a> <span class="p">});</span> </span><span id="L-31"><a name="L-31"></a> <span class="nx">sFormat</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">sFormat</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">replace</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="sr">/MMMM|MMM/g</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s1">&#39;MM&#39;</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-32"><a name="L-32"></a> <span class="p">}</span> </span><span id="L-33"><a name="L-33"></a> <span class="k">if</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">sFormat</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">search</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="sr">/DDDD|DDD/</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="mi">1</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> <span class="c1">// replace Tue/Tuesday, etc. with &#39;&#39;</span> </span><span id="L-34"><a name="L-34"></a> <span class="nx">sDate</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">sDate</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">replace</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="k">new</span> <span class="nb">RegExp</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;(&#39;</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="nx">ShortDays</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">join</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;|&#39;</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="s1">&#39;)[A-Z]*&#39;</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s1">&#39;gi&#39;</span><span class="p">),</span><span class="s1">&#39;&#39;</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-35"><a name="L-35"></a> <span class="nx">sFormat</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">sFormat</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">replace</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="sr">/DDDD|DDD/g</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="s1">&#39;&#39;</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-36"><a name="L-36"></a> <span class="p">}</span> </span><span id="L-37"><a name="L-37"></a> <span class="nx">sDate</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">sDate</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">replace</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="sr">/(^|\D)(\d)(?=\D|$)/g</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="kd">function</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">$0</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="nx">$1</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="nx">$2</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-38"><a name="L-38"></a> <span class="c1">// single digits 2 with 02</span> </span><span id="L-39"><a name="L-39"></a> <span class="k">return</span> <span class="nx">$1</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="s1">&#39;0&#39;</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="nx">$2</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-40"><a name="L-40"></a> <span class="p">});</span> </span><span id="L-41"><a name="L-41"></a> <span class="nx">sFormat</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">sFormat</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">replace</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="sr">/(^|[^DMY])(D|M)(?=[^DMY]|$)/g</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="kd">function</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">$0</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="nx">$1</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="nx">$2</span><span class="p">){</span> </span><span id="L-42"><a name="L-42"></a> <span class="k">return</span> <span class="nx">$1</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="nx">$2</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="nx">$2</span><span class="p">;</span> <span class="c1">// replace D or M with DD and MM</span> </span><span id="L-43"><a name="L-43"></a> <span class="p">});</span> </span><span id="L-44"><a name="L-44"></a> <span class="c1">// are there still single Ds or Ms?</span> </span><span id="L-45"><a name="L-45"></a> <span class="nx">fndSingle</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">sFormat</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">search</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="sr">/(^|[^D])D([^D]|$)|(^|[^M])M([^M]|$)/</span><span class="p">)</span><span class="o">+</span><span class="mi">1</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-46"><a name="L-46"></a> <span class="c1">// do not attempt to parse, for example, &#39;DMM&#39;</span> </span><span id="L-47"><a name="L-47"></a> <span class="k">if</span> <span class="p">(</span> <span class="nx">fndSingle</span> <span class="p">)</span> <span class="k">return</span> <span class="s1">&#39;&#39;</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-48"><a name="L-48"></a> <span class="nx">sFormat</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">sFormat</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">replace</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="sr">/(^|[^Y])(YY)(?=[^Y]|$)/g</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="kd">function</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">$0</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="nx">$1</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="nx">$2</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="nx">index</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-49"><a name="L-49"></a> <span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">tempDate</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">sDate</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">substr</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="mi">0</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="nx">index</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="mi">1</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-50"><a name="L-50"></a> <span class="nx">tempDate</span> <span class="o">+=</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">cutOff</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">?</span> <span class="p">((</span><span class="nb">parseInt</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">sDate</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">substr</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">index</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="mi">1</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="mi">2</span><span class="p">),</span><span class="mi">10</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">&gt;</span> <span class="nx">cutOff</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">?</span> </span><span id="L-51"><a name="L-51"></a> <span class="s1">&#39;19&#39;</span> <span class="o">:</span> <span class="s1">&#39;20&#39;</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">:</span> <span class="s1">&#39;20&#39;</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-52"><a name="L-52"></a> <span class="nx">tempDate</span> <span class="o">+=</span> <span class="nx">sDate</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">substr</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">index</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="mi">1</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-53"><a name="L-53"></a> <span class="nx">sDate</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">tempDate</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-54"><a name="L-54"></a> <span class="k">return</span> <span class="nx">$1</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="nx">$2</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="nx">$2</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-55"><a name="L-55"></a> <span class="p">});</span> </span><span id="L-56"><a name="L-56"></a> <span class="nx">sParsed</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;YYYY/MM/DD&#39;</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">replace</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="sr">/YYYY|MM|DD/g</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="kd">function</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">m</span><span class="p">){</span> </span><span id="L-57"><a name="L-57"></a> <span class="k">return</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">sFormat</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">indexOf</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">m</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="mi">1</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">?</span> </span><span id="L-58"><a name="L-58"></a> <span class="nx">sDate</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">substr</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">sFormat</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">indexOf</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">m</span><span class="p">),</span> <span class="nx">m</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">length</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">:</span> <span class="s1">&#39;&#39;</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-59"><a name="L-59"></a> <span class="p">});</span> </span><span id="L-60"><a name="L-60"></a> <span class="k">if</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">sParsed</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">charAt</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="mi">0</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">==</span> <span class="s1">&#39;/&#39;</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-61"><a name="L-61"></a> <span class="c1">// if no year specified, assume the current year</span> </span><span id="L-62"><a name="L-62"></a> <span class="nx">sParsed</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="k">new</span> <span class="nb">Date</span><span class="p">().</span><span class="nx">getFullYear</span><span class="p">())</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="nx">sParsed</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-63"><a name="L-63"></a> <span class="p">}</span> </span><span id="L-64"><a name="L-64"></a> <span class="k">if</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">sParsed</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">charAt</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">sParsed</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">length</span> <span class="o">-</span> <span class="mi">1</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">==</span> <span class="s1">&#39;/&#39;</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-65"><a name="L-65"></a> <span class="c1">// if no date, assume the 1st of the month</span> </span><span id="L-66"><a name="L-66"></a> <span class="nx">sParsed</span> <span class="o">+=</span> <span class="s1">&#39;01&#39;</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-67"><a name="L-67"></a> <span class="p">}</span> </span><span id="L-68"><a name="L-68"></a> <span class="c1">// should end up with 10 characters..</span> </span><span id="L-69"><a name="L-69"></a> <span class="k">return</span> <span class="p">(</span> <span class="nx">sParsed</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">length</span> <span class="o">==</span> <span class="mi">10</span> <span class="p">)</span> <span class="o">?</span> <span class="nx">sParsed</span> <span class="o">:</span> <span class="s1">&#39;&#39;</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-70"><a name="L-70"></a><span class="p">};</span> </span></pre></div> </td></tr></table>
date, date-mask, format