How do I write this date format string?

I need to display the following date  8/1/2010  as  August 1  only

When I use the long date format {0:D}  I get day of the week, month, day, and year

BTW the date is pulled from a db

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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Try it like this.

DateTime dt = new DateTime(2010, 8, 1)
string printedDate = dt.ToString("MMM d");

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Reza RadConsultant, TrainerCommented:
Response.Write((new DateTime(2010,1,8).ToString("MON dd"));
Reza RadConsultant, TrainerCommented:
sorry,try this one:
Response.Write((new DateTime(2010,1,8).ToString("MMM dd"));

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sadly there are no Month, Day formats built into VB but there is Month, Day, YYYY you can change the way it will display the date by doing somthing like this.

dim pulled_date as date = data_field_value

dim display_date as string
        Select Case pulled_date.Month
            Case 1
                display_date = "january"
            Case 2
                display_date = "febuary"
        End Select

display_date +=

hope this helps.
Reza RadConsultant, TrainerCommented:
this will show month with only 3 first characters :
Response.Write((new DateTime(2010,1,8).ToString("MMM dd"));

but this will show full months names:
Response.Write((new DateTime(2010,1,8).ToString("MMMM dd"));
bmanmike39Author Commented:
Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Not a problem, always glad to help.  ;=)
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