How do i save file with filename, Date and time. using windows form SaveFileDialog

Posted on 2008-06-24
Last Modified: 2013-12-16

I want to create or save files with filename ,date, time....can some one help me with this?

Stream myStream;

            SaveFileDialog saveFileDialog1 = new SaveFileDialog();

            //saveFileDialog1.Filter = "txt files (*.xml)|*.xml(*.txt)|*.txt|All files (*.*)|*.*";

            saveFileDialog1.Filter = "File Type (*.xml)|*.xml";

            saveFileDialog1.FilterIndex = 2;

            saveFileDialog1.RestoreDirectory = true;

            saveFileDialog1.FileName = txtBackupFile.Text;


            DateTime currentDateTime = DateTime.Now;

            String dateStr = currentDateTime.ToString("yyyy-MM-dd HH_mm_ss");

            if (saveFileDialog1.ShowDialog() == DialogResult.OK)


                if ((myStream = saveFileDialog1.OpenFile()) != null)


                    // Code to write the stream goes here.

                    //this.lblBackupPath.Text = "c:\tmp";

                    txtBackupFilePath.Text = saveFileDialog1.FileName.Substring(dateStr);




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Question by:Adnan
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philipjonathan earned 500 total points
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You can insert at line 17:

StreamWriter writer = new StreamWriter(myStream);
writer.Write("Hello World"); // your data here

And before line 20:

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