cherrylatte

comparing dates in autoit

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hi 

I'm trying to make a script that runs different functions depending on the local time of the computer

I tried to do

if _NowCalcDate < 2016/04/12 Then

 functionA()

Else

 functionB()

Endif

 

and that doesn't seem to work.

I am assuming that value returned from _NowCalcDate doesn't match with the date type I wrote

 

What should I do? I'd appreciate for any help that's given.

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