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formatting a textbox to datetime format

Posted on 2004-04-19
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Hi,

How is it possible to format a textbox on VB 6, so that it would show date data ?

For example, I want the following format on a text box :

**/**/****

which is dd/mm/yyyy format.

I can't use DTPicker, since user are allowed NOT to fill the date.

How is this possible.

Please let me know.

Thanks
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Try this,

Add the Microsoft Masked Edit Control under Components (CTRL + T)

Then add this:

Private Sub Form_Load()
 MaskEdBox1.Mask = "##/##/####"
End Sub

Bingie
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