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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.
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.
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.
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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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