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Posted on 2007-11-14
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Just trying to get a timestamp:

new DateTime().ToString()

is that correct?
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Question by:directxBOB
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by:Ashish Patel
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string strDate  = DateTime().Now.ToString();

and for both date and time as different do this

string strDate = DateTime.Now.ToShortDateString();
string strTime = DateTime.Now.ToShortTimeString();
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by:directxBOB
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DateTime().Now

Doesn't appear to exist, what version of ,NET would that be in? I can only use 2.0
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Ashish Patel earned 250 total points
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Try using this.
string strDate  = DateTime.Now.ToString();
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by:Jaime Olivares
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Now is a property, not a method, like asvforce stated.

if you want the timestamp as a unique 64-bit value, you can use:
    long ts = DateTime.Now.ToBinary();
or as a string:
   string ts = DateTime.Now.ToBinary().ToString();
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