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How to get user's local date format

User can changes his/her local date setting, i.e., "M/d/yyyy", "dd/MMM/yyyy", .... etc. which interprets the date (string type) in the different way. for example "02/05/2004" can be the second of May or the fifth of Februry. So, it's neccessary to get the local date setting before display this date.

Any body knows
1. How to get the user's local date format o
2. How to enforce to use a standard date format for display the dat

Thread.CurrentT hread.CurrentCu lture = New CultureInfo("en-US"
can enforce to use a region but can't get a specific date format define by users
Nov 20 '05 #1
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I found these codes

Private Declare Function GetSystemDefaul tLCID Lib "kernel32" () As Intege
Private Const LOCALE_SSHORTDA TE As Short = &H1Fs ' short date format strin
Private Declare Function GetLocaleInfo Lib "kernel32" Alias "GetLocaleInfoA "(ByVal Locale As Integer, ByVal LCType As Integer, ByVal lpLCData As String, ByVal cchData As Integer) As Intege

Public Sub Main(

Dim sReturn As Strin
Dim r As Intege
Dim LCID As Intege
LCID = GetSystemDefaul tLCID(
r = GetLocaleInfo(L CID, LOCALE_SSHORTDA TE, sReturn, Len(sReturn)

If r The
sReturn = Space(r
r = GetLocaleInfo(L CID, LOCALE_SSHORTDA TE, sReturn, Len(sReturn)
MsgBox(Left(sRe turn, r - 1)
End I
End Sub
Nov 20 '05 #2
"Li Pang" <an*******@disc ussions.microso ft.com> schrieb
User can changes his/her local date setting, i.e., "M/d/yyyy",
"dd/MMM/yyyy", .... etc. which interprets the date (string type) in
the different way. for example "02/05/2004" can be the second of May
or the fifth of Februry. So, it's neccessary to get the local date
setting before display this date.

Any body knows
1. How to get the user's local date format or
2. How to enforce to use a standard date format for display the
date

Thread.CurrentT hread.CurrentCu lture = New CultureInfo("en-US")
can enforce to use a region but can't get a specific date format
define by users.


I'm not sure what's your intention. To convert from String to DateTime, you
can use DateTime.Parse, and optionally pass a Cultureinfo object to use
settings different from the current culture. Same for the other way, i.e.
DateTime.ToStri ng.
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