DateFormat Enumeration

DateFormat Enumeration

 

Indicates how to display dates when calling the FormatDateTime function.

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

public enum DateFormat

Member nameDescription
GeneralDate

For real numbers, displays a date and time. If the number has no fractional part, displays only a date. If the number has no integer part, displays time only. Date and time display is determined by your computer's regional settings. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbGeneralDate.

LongDate

Displays a date using the long-date format specified in your computer's regional settings. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbLongDate.

LongTime

Displays a time using the long-time format specified in your computer's regional settings. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbLongTime.

ShortDate

Displays a date using the short-date format specified in your computer's regional settings. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbShortDate.

ShortTime

Displays a time using the short-time format specified in your computer's regional settings. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbShortTime.

When you call the FormatDateTime function, you can use the following enumeration members in your code in place of the actual values.

System_CAPS_noteNote

You can access your computer's regional settings by double-clicking the Regional Options icon, found in Control Panel.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
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