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Format Date/Time field in Crystal Reports

I am using the folloing formula to populate a 'data date' for a report:
formula = "Data Dates from " + totext(minimum({@closed time})) + totext(maximum({@closed time}))
The output in crystal is good:
Data Dates from 4/1/2005 13:59:49 to 4/27/2005 14:43:13
But, when I run put the report in a vb.net project the output changes to:
Data Dates from 05-04-01 01:59:49 PM to 05-04-27 02:43:13 PM

This date is confusing to users so I would like the output to be MM/DD/YYYY not YY-MM-DD, how do I go about formatting this??
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mikevere
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mikevere
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Brian CroweCommented:
try this to force the format...

formula = "Data Dates from " + totext(minimum({@closed time}), "M/d/yyyy HH:mm:ss") + " to " +
     totext(maximum({@closed time}), "M/d/yyyy HH:mm:ss")
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mlmccCommented:
That looks like the way to go.  Would appear in Crystal it is using your Crystal defaults but from VB your system default formats.

mlmcc
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mikevereAuthor Commented:
BriCrowe,

I ended up using:
formula = "Data Dates from " + totext(minimum({@closed time}), MM/dd/yyyy) + " to " +
     totext(maximum({@closed time}), MM/dd/yyyy)

Works great, thanks!!
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