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How to Convert MON DD HH:MM:SS YYYY Format in VB?

I have a date/time value I'm reading from a database that returns the date/time in this format:
May 01 16:17:32 2009    ... I would like to convert this to a better format, such as this:
05/01 16:17:32

I don't see an easy way to do that in VB ... can someone help?  Thanks.
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FER_GCommented:
UPRRDevelopers; I think that could be many ways to get that you want.
I only recommend you this one.

'Apply a Split function to the date
strDate="May 01 16:17:32 2009"
aDate=split(strDate," ")

doing this, you'll get all the data in a separate element of the array...
i.e.:
?aDate(0) --> month
?aDate(1) --> day
?aDate(2) --> hour
?aDate(3) --> year

so whit this, you can format and generate the date in the format that you need


FerG
Saludos.
--
Ing. Fernando D. Giletta
San Francisco. Córdoba. Argentina.
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JohnBPriceCommented:
If the date is indeed stored as a date in the database, you can do
dim MyDate as string
MyDate = Format(rs.fields("DBDateField"), "mm/dd Hh:Nn:Ss")
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UPRRDevelopersAuthor Commented:
Perfect... thanks for the quick answer!
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