DateFormat Property

Visual Studio .NET 2003

Specifies the format for Date and DateTime values displayed in a text box. Available at design time and run time.

Object.DateFormat[ = nValue]

Property Values

One of the following settings:
Setting Description Format
0 (Default) The displayed date format is determined by the setting of SET DATE. Determined bySET DATE
1 American mm/dd/yy
3 British dd/mm/yy
4 Italian dd-mm-yy
5 French dd/mm/yy
6 German
7 Japan yy/mm/dd
8 Taiwan yy/mm/dd
9 USA mm-dd-yy
10 MDY mm/dd/yy
11 DMY dd/mm/yy
12 YMD yy/mm/dd
13 Short Determined by the Windows Control Panel short date setting
14 Long Determined by the Windows Control Panel long date setting


A Date or DateTime value displayed in a text box may be displayed in a different format when the text box does not have the focus. Certain short and long date formats that you can specify in the Windows Control Panel do not correspond to valid Visual FoxPro formats, and are displayed in a default format.

The Format property overrides the DateFormat property when the YS, YL, E, or D settings are specified for the Format property.

See Also

Century Property | DateMark Property | Hours Property | Seconds Property | SET DATE | StrictDateEntry Property

Applies To: TextBox Control