DateAndTime.Now Property

Returns a Date value containing the current date and time according to your system.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualBasic (in microsoft.visualbasic.dll)

public static DateTime Now { get; }
/** @property */
public static DateTime get_Now ()

public static function get Now () : DateTime

Property Value

Returns a Date value containing the current date and time according to your system.

For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic Now Property.

To set the system date, use the Today Property. To set the system time, use the TimeOfDay Property.

The following example uses the Now property to return the current system date and time.

Dim ThisMoment As Date
' The following statement calls the Get procedure of the Visual Basic Now property.
ThisMoment = Now

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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