Today Property
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Today Property

Returns or sets a Date value containing the current date according to your system.

Public Property Today() As DateTime


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 DateString property.

To get or set the current system time, use the TimeOfDay property.


This example uses the Today property to return the current system date.

Dim MyDate As Date
MyDate = Today   ' Return current system date.


Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic

Module: DateAndTime

Assembly: Microsoft Visual Basic .NET Runtime (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.

See Also

Format Function | Now Property | DateString Property | TimeOfDay Property | Date Data Type | System Namespace | DateTime Structure | ArgumentOutOfRangeException Class

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