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Getting a date difference between a certain date and current date

Posted on 2004-04-27
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Hello!

If I have a String in the following format: 27.04.2004 12:10:05

How do I get the day difference between this String value and a current date?
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Hi agajewski,

Try this:

  Dim strDate As String
 
  strDate = "26.07.2004 12:10:05"
 
  MsgBox DateDiff("d", CDate(Replace(strDate, ".", "/")), Now())


BFN,

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Well, "it works on my computer"... so I hope the points can be awarded to me :)

If agajewski replies back then we will have a clearer idea if the solution was suitable.

BFN,

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I suggest that the question now be closed & points allocated accordingly.

Thank you.
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