MonthName Function [VBA]

The MonthName function returns the localized month name of a specified month number.


This constant, function or object is enabled with the statement Option VBASupport 1 placed before the executable program code in a module.


        MonthName(Month as Integer [,Abbreviate as Boolean])

Return value:



Month: Value from 1 to 12, January to December, whose localized month name need to be returned.

Abbreviate: Optional. A Boolean value that indicates if the month name is to be abbreviated.

Error codes:

5 Invalid procedure call


        REM  *****  BASIC  *****
        Option VBASupport 1
        Sub Example_MonthName
         Dim mBirthday as Integer
         mBirthday = 1
         print mBirthday &" "& MonthName(mBirthday,False)
        End Sub

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