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Univ format for date: aaaammgg hh:mm:ss

Posted on 2002-04-02
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Kind all,
        does anybody can kinldy indicate to me how can I format date in a way I can insert them into the DB in the
univ. format for date: aaaammgg hh:mm:ss

Tnx n regards

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Question by:getronick
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by:John844
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I am not sure what aaaammgg is, but I will guess aaaa is the year with century and gg is the day

dim strNewValue
dim datDate

datDate = now()

strNewValue = year(datDate) & right("0" & month(datDate),2) & right("0" & day(datDate),2) & " " & right("0" & hour(datDate),2) & ":" & right("0" & minute(datDate),2) & ":" & right("0" & second(datDate),2)

response.write "New value to store = " & strNewValue


John
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by:Silvers5
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MyDate = Year(Now) & "/" & Month(Now) & "/" & Day(Now) & " " & Time

instead of now you can put your date..


or also you can use formatdatetime function

MyDate = FormatDateTime(Now,1)   .. test it from 0 to 4 i guess..
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thunderchicken earned 120 total points
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ugly, but it will work

dim strTemp, yourdate
strTemp = ""
yourdate = now()
strTemp = strTemp & year(yourdate)
if len(month(yourdate)) = 1 then
  strTemp = strTemp & "0" & month(yourdate)
else
  strTemp = strTemp & month(yourdate)
end if
if len(day(yourdate)) = 1 then
  strTemp = strTemp & "0" & day(yourdate)
else
  strTemp = strTemp & day(yourdate)
end if
if len(hour(yourdate)) = 1 then
  strTemp = strTemp & "  0" & hour(yourdate)
else
  strTemp = strTemp & "  " & hour(yourdate)
end if
if len(minute(yourdate)) = 1 then
  strTemp = strTemp & "0" & minute(yourdate)
else
  strTemp = strTemp & "  " & minute(yourdate)
end if
if len(second(yourdate)) = 1 then
  strTemp = strTemp & "0" & second(yourdate)
else
  strTemp = strTemp & second(yourdate)
end if


response.write strTemp

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by:ebosscher
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umm.. this may seem overly simplistic, but why not use the DateTimeFormat("string", vbLongDate)?
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by:John844
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obosscher,
FYI, DateTimeFormat does not exist.  FormatDateTime does exist, but still does not return the requested date format.  FormatDateTime(Now(),vbLongDate) returns "Tuesday, April 02, 2002"
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by:ebosscher
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wow.. I was way out.. thanks John844.. my bad
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are you still needing more info getronick???
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