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Need help with Elapsed time using Now in VB.Net 2003

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Hi,
Can anyone help with determining elapsed time?
Back when we used VB6 we had code that said something like:
StartTime = Now

Then in a different part of the code we had:
TimeNow = Now
TimeDifference = TimeNow - StartTime

Now in VB.NET 2003 I am getting errors that say: Operator '-' is not defined for types "Date'

What I really need to get is the time difference in seconds.

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Charlie
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use datediff:
DateDiff(DateInterval.Hour, Startdate, Now())
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