FormatDate()

Syntax

Text$ = FormatDate(Mask$, Date)
Description
Returns a string representation of the given Date.

Parameters

Mask$ The mask used to format the date. The following tokens in the mask string will be replaced according to the given date:
  %yyyy: Will be replaced by the year value, on 4 digits.
  %yy: Will be replaced by the year value, on 2 digits.
  %mm: Will be replaced by the month value, on 2 digits.
  %dd: Will be replaced by the day value, on 2 digits.
  %hh: Will be replaced by the hour value, on 2 digits.
  %ii: Will be replaced by the minute value, on 2 digits.
  %ss: Will be replaced by the second value, on 2 digits.
Date The date value to use.

Return value

Returns the mask string with all tokens replaced by the date values, -1 otherwise.

Example


  Debug FormatDate("Y=%yyyy, M= %mm, D=%dd", Date()) ; Will display the actual date with
                                                     ; the form "Y=2010, M=01, D=07"

  Debug FormatDate("%mm/%dd/%yyyy", Date()) ; Will display the actual date with
                                            ; the form "01/07/2010"

  Debug FormatDate("%hh:%ii:%ss", Date())   ; Will display the time using the 00:00:00 format

See Also

Date(), ParseDate()

Supported OS

All

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