DateTime Picker - CDateTimeCtrl

Posted on 2003-02-28
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Last Modified: 2013-11-20
I am having trouble setting the value for the CDateTimeCtrl.  I use the following code below with the control format type defined as shortdate.  I Set the date to 2/28/2003 and the control displays 12/30/1899!  I would like to set the display format to "mm/dd/yyyy".
Any ideas?

Many thanks

void CTest::OnTest1()
   SYSTEMTIME sysTime;
   memset(&sysTime, 0, sizeof(sysTime));
   sysTime.wYear = 2003;
   sysTime.wMonth = 2;
   sysTime.wDay = 28;
Question by:ramrocket
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by:Roshan Davis
Roshan Davis earned 150 total points
ID: 8046461
try these also

  // set with a CTime
  CTime timeTime(2003, 2, 28, 0, 0, 0);

  // set with a COleDateTime object
  COleDateTime oletimeTime(2003, 2, 28, 0, 0, 0);

// setting format
CString formatStr= _T("'Today is: 'yy'/'MM'/'dd");

Good Luck

Expert Comment

ID: 8046827
hi,ramrocket,your code is working on my computer, so what's the problem in your pc?btw, what's the default display on your control(is it like 12/30/1899?)?

Author Comment

ID: 8047623
roshmon, I did try using all 3 data types(CTime, COleDateTime,SYSTEMTIME).  The only one that doesnt cause an assertion is systemtime.

Belfry, any date that I set it to using systemtime, the display will always shows as 12/30/1899!  The default display on the control after initdialog is the current date.
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Author Comment

ID: 8048773
guys, I solve my problem by installing vs service pack 5.

Accepted Solution

streetsmart earned 150 total points
ID: 8227149

COleDateTime DtTime;
DtTime.SetDate( 2003, 2, 28 );
m_dt1.SetTime( cdt );

Author Comment

ID: 11628003
thank you guys.

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