convert date with c# 2.0

Posted on 2007-03-19
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I'm getting a date value of: 1/30/2007
Need to convert it to: 2007-01-30
when the submit button is clicked I get a start date:
GMDatePicker1.Date.ToShortDateString()  //comes back as 1/30/2007

so do I need to call a function that will return it as 2007-01-30?

how do I write it?
Question by:fwsteal
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try this:

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string startdt = GMDatePicker1.Date.ToShortDateString.Format("yyyy-mm-dd") + " " + txtStartDate.Text;

'System.DateTime.ToShortDateString()' is a 'method', which is not valid in the given context
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samtran0331 earned 500 total points
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try just "tostring" instead of "toshortdatestring"...


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