ASP.NET gridview boundfield datetime format

Posted on 2007-10-03
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Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Given a sqlserver datetime field
2007-10-03 20:53:25.373
how can it be formatted in a gridview boundfield as:
 "10/03/2007 20:53:25"
and not "10/03/2007 8:53:25 PM"?
Question by:ksfok
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CmdoProg2 earned 1000 total points
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in the dataformatstring of the boundfield use  {0:MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm:ss}
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TSmooth earned 1000 total points
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Note that you must also set the "HtmlEncode" attribute to "false" for formatting to work correctly with bound fields and dates.
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also set the HtmlEncode property on the boundfield to false.

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