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How to read the date format specified in the Regional Settings and change it ?

Posted on 2006-03-23
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Last Modified: 2010-05-01
I need to ensure that the date format in Regional Settings is "dd/mm/yyyy". How do I find out the date format in Regional Settings and change it if necessary ?

Question by:rajesh_khater

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Leo Eikelman earned 800 total points
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MilanKM earned 600 total points
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MsgBox Format(Date, "Short Date")
'Returns current system date in the system-defined short date format

MsgBox Format(Date, "Long Date")
'Returns current system date in the system-defined long date format

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Kaleb2000ac earned 600 total points
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Search for "Force Date Format" on this site, the solucion is a function that gets what you need.

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