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Posted on 2009-06-29
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I am exporting an SSRS report to excel. In one of the textboxes I am using an expresssion to get two dates- current date and the next. datestring and dateadd. On the export for  the one displays as  06-26-2009 and the other 06/29/2009. How can i format them to display the same? it can be - or / in the dates,. as long as they match,
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by:pssandhu
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Use the Format() function to format the dates and use the CDate to convert the field to a date if not stoed as date datatype:
Format(Cdate(Fields!DateField.Value),"MM/dd/yyyy" )
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by:pgmtkl
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This is a textbox that does not pull from a field. (it is a custom report header).
I tried =(fromat(datestring(), "mm/dd/yyyy")) but that doesnt work. WHat do i need to modify?
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So you are using datestring() function to get the date. Try this:
Cstr(Format(Cdate(Datestring()),"MM/dd/yyyy" ) )
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by:pgmtkl
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it works with cdate. thanks for your help.
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No problem!
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