Returns or sets a Date value containing the current date according to your system.
The Date data type includes time components. When returning the system date, Today sets all of these to 0, so the returned value represents midnight (00:00:00). When setting the system date, Today ignores the time components.
To access the current system date as a String, use the.
To get or set the current system time, use the.
Setting the system date or time requires unmanaged code permission, which might affect its execution in partial-trust situations. For more information, seeand .
Assembly: Visual Basic Runtime Library (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)
Because Today is a member of a module, rather than of a class, you do not need to create an object on which to access Today.