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does any one know how i just get the date and not the date time stamp im using DateTime.Now but would love to use some like Date.Now ?????
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Hi,

DateTime.Now.Date();



Hope this helps


Robert
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by:andrew67
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gets rid of the time stamp but replaces it with 00:00:00 sorry but thanks any way oh and it doesnt need the () bit on
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by:rogaut1
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Build a wrapper class around DateTime
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by:andrew67
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you have lost me a bit there i think i will get the DateTime.Now time stamp assign that to a string then chop the relavent bit of the end
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by:TheAvenger
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Just use the DateTime.ToString(string format) method. I don't know what format you need exactly, but here are some examples:

DateTime dt = DateTime.Now;

dt.ToString ("dd.MM.yyyy") -> 10.12.2003
dt.ToString ("dd MMM yyyy") -> 10 Dec 2003
dt.ToString ("d") -> 12/10/2003
dt.ToString ("D") -> Wednesday, December 10, 2003
etc. etc.

For more examples and information have a look here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/cpref/html/frlrfsystemdatetimeclasstostringtopic3.asp
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by:msdixon
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DateTime.Today


DateTime.Now includes the current time, whereas today is just the date (the hour, min, second & millisecond are set to zero with the Today property)
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by:andrew67
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string dt = DatTime.Now.ToString();
dt.Substring(0,10);
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by:TheAvenger
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Why do you do it like this? What about my post?
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by:smegghead
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andrew67,

If you want just the date as a string, just use...

string dt=DateTime.Today.ToString("d");

This will return your date in the format specific to your user's machine.

Smg.
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