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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 Value

Type: System.DateTime
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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0
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