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dosSetSystemTimeZone(integer NewTimeZone, integer ChangeTime)

Sets the system time zone, as relative to GMT. This function further enables a change in local system time to reflect the change in time zone, if so desired. 

Parameters :

NewTimeZone : An integer that represents the number of hours and minutes relative to GMT, to set the system's time zone to. For example, California is 8 hours behind GMT. To set the system time zone to -8 GMT, set the NewTimeZone parameter to -800. For Kathmandu, Nepal, which is 5 hours and 45 minutes ahead of GMT, set the NewTimeZone parameter to 545.
ChangeTime : Specifying whether the system local time will be changed to reflect the time zone setting change. Pass 0 to keep the local system time unchanged, or 1 to change the system local time based on the new time zone settings. On Windows 95, 98 and MacOS, the system local time will be kept unchanged regardless of what this parameter is set to.

Return Value : An integer indicating whether the method succeeded or failed. A value of 1 indicates that the method succeeded. A value of 0 indicates the method failed in which case dosGetLastError() should be called to determine the cause of the error.

Possible Returned Error Codes via dosGetLastError() :
10039 : Invalid time zone value on system. 

Remarks :

This function is not supported on MacOS X.



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