Format Property (DateTimePicker Control)
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Visual Basic: Windows Controls

Visual Studio 6.0

Format Property (DateTimePicker Control)

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Returns or sets a value that determines the format type used to display text on the control.


object.Format [= integer]

The Format property syntax has these parts:

Part Description
object An object expression that evaluates to an object in the Applies To list.
integer A value specifying the format style used to display text in the control, as shown in Settings.


The settings for integer are:

Constant Value Description
dtpLongDate 0 Long Date Format (for example "Friday, Nov 14, 1972").
dtpShortDate 1 Short Date Format (for example "11/14/72").
dtpTime 2 Time Format (for example "5:31:47 PM").
dtpCustom 3 Custom format.


Set the Format property to dtpCustom to use the CustomFormat property.

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