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Posted on 2002-04-21
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how could I take a date in the format 12/03/2000 and programatically determine how many days have past to present date.
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12/03/2000 to 04/21/2002 how many days have past
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by:Éric Moreau
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use the DateDiff function like this:
msgbox datediff("d",#2000/03/12#,date)
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I mistype your date. You should read:

msgbox datediff("d",#12/03/2000#,date)
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by:KarcOrigin
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Hi,

You can use it like this too:

DateDiff("d", Format("11/03/2000", "MM-DD-YYYY"), Format("12/03/2002", "MM-DD-YYYY"))

Thanks.

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by:hilltop
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thank you very much
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