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How can I format this date

Hi,
When I use msgbox(Now().ToShortDateString) I get 4/21/2005. How can I
convert that to 042105.

Thanks
Jul 21 '05 #1
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On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 09:43:17 -0700, Chris wrote:
Hi,
When I use msgbox(Now().ToShortDateString) I get 4/21/2005. How can I
convert that to 042105.

Thanks


DateTime.Now.ToString("MMddYY");

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Jul 21 '05 #2
On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 09:43:17 -0700, "Chris"
<Ch***@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
Hi,
When I use msgbox(Now().ToShortDateString) I get 4/21/2005. How can I
convert that to 042105.

Thanks


Assuming that the result you want is a string "042105" and not an
integer then you need to parse the given string.

First locate the two slashes and split the input into three parts.
You may want to use String.Split() to do this.
Second look at the length of each separate part and either add a '0'
on the front or chop off the first two characters as required.
Third concatenate the three parts to give the result.

If you have difficulties with this then post your code here and we can
have a look at it.

rossum

The ultimate truth is that there is no ultimate truth
Jul 21 '05 #3

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