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DateTime and TimeSpan Sample

This sample demonstrates the DateTime structure and the TimeSpan structure.

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To run this sample

  1. Locate this sample on the MSDN Web site, and then download and open the sample.

  2. Press F5.

  3. Enter values into the appropriate text box controls, and then click the page's Refresh button to run the corresponding method and display the results in the label controls.

To view the sample documentation

  1. In Solution Explorer, double-click the Documentation folder.

  2. If you are using Visual Basic Express, right-click ReadMe.htm in the Documentation folder. Select View in Browser.

  3. If you are using another version of Visual Basic, double-click ReadMe.htm in the Documentation folder.

The form contains one tab control with several tabbed pages. Each tabbed page demonstrates a group of DateTime or TimeSpan members. Within each tab, controls enable you to specify the input parameters for the various methods and properties.