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DateFormat Enumeration

Indicates how to display dates when calling the FormatDateTime function.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public enum DateFormat

Member nameDescription
GeneralDateFor real numbers, displays a date and time. If the number has no fractional part, displays only a date. If the number has no integer part, displays time only. Date and time display is determined by your computer's regional settings. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbGeneralDate.
LongDateDisplays a date using the long-date format specified in your computer's regional settings. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbLongDate.
ShortDateDisplays a date using the short-date format specified in your computer's regional settings. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbShortDate.
LongTimeDisplays a time using the long-time format specified in your computer's regional settings. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbLongTime.
ShortTimeDisplays a time using the short-time format specified in your computer's regional settings. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbShortTime.

When you call the FormatDateTime function, you can use the following enumeration members in your code in place of the actual values.

NoteNote:

You can access your computer's regional settings by double-clicking the Regional Options icon, found in Control Panel.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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