Solved

Correct formatting for this control source?

Posted on 2011-02-18
2
247 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi there,

What is the correct formatting for this control source?

="Date: " & [Date] & " Time: " & [Time]

I want to add formatting so the date is dd/mm/yyyy & the time is hh:mm:ss

At the moment the current control source returns

Date: dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm:ss & Time: dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm

Thanks

Chris
0
Comment
Question by:smods
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
borki earned 250 total points
ID: 34924789
Are [Date] and [Time] two distinct fields of datatype Date/Time?

="Date: " & Format([Date], "dd/mm/yyyy") & " Time: " & Format([Time], "HH:Nn:SS")

Or is there a single filed and you just want to display it in the above format?

="Date: " & Format([DateValue], "dd/mm/yyyy") & " Time: " & Format([DateValue], "HH:Nn:SS")
0
 

Author Comment

by:smods
ID: 34924803
Two distinct fields my friend!

Thank you very much :)
0

Featured Post

U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction The Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) language is at the heart of every application that you write. It is your key to taking Access beyond the world of wizards into a world where anything is possible. This article introduces you to…
Preparing an email is something we should all take special care with – especially when the email is for somebody you may not know very well. The pressures of everyday working life stacked with a hectic office environment can make this a real challen…
In Microsoft Access, learn the trick to repeating sub-report headings at the top of each page. The problem with sub-reports and headings: Add a dummy group to the sub report using the expression =1: Set the “Repeat Section” property of the dummy…
In Microsoft Access, learn how to use Dlookup and other domain aggregate functions and one method of specifying a string value within a string. Specify the first argument, which is the expression to be returned: Specify the second argument, which …

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question