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showing only date, not time, in Data Form Wizard field from access table

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I've used the Data Form Wizard to display/enter dates the user has entered.  It's connected to an access table and it keeps displaying the time even though it's a Short Date in the access table.  I've seen other answers but they all have to do with SQL.  I have very limited experience in sql if it requires coding. Please help.
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If you don't want to do it in sql use the onformat event of the databinding

something like this

   Private Sub DataForm1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
        Dim oBind As Binding = New Binding("Text", Me.yourdataset, "Table1.yourdate")
        AddHandler oBind.Format, AddressOf formatdate2
        Me.yourtextbox.DataBindings.Add(oBind)

    End Sub


    Private Sub formatdate2(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal cevent As ConvertEventArgs)
        cevent.Value = CType(cevent.Value, Date).ToString("d")
    End Sub
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