How to change the Year format, VB.Net 2003

Posted on 2009-04-01
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hi, Experts...
How can i change the year for to ABC-09-0123 into ABC-2009-0123?

Below is the code that i declare:-
CurrentYear As String = Mid(Year(Now), 3, 4)
Label1.Text = "ABC" & "/" & CurrentYear & "/" & Format("0000")

Thank you.
Question by:chkueh
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CurrentYear As String = Mid(Year(Now), 3, 4)
Label1.Text = "ABC" & "/" & CurrentYear.ToString("yyyy") & "/" & Format("0000")
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Dhaest earned 250 total points
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Even some easier

Dim CurrentYear As String = System.DateTime.Now.Year

Label1.Text = "ABC" & "/" & CurrentYear &  "/" & Format("0000")

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amazingwolf1 earned 250 total points
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CurrentYear  = DateTime.Now.Year.ToString()

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by:Éric Moreau
ID: 24038030
what is Format("0000")? I think it should read

Label1.Text = "ABC" & "/" & Date.Today.Year.ToString() & "/" & YourIntegerVariable.tostring("0000")

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