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How to increment and decrement a date by 1+visual basic 6.0

Posted on 2011-02-21
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Hi,
Any suggestions on how to  increment and decrement a date by 1.

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Question by:RIAS
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by:prashanthd
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Try this

Dim NextTime As Date = Now        ' Current date and time.
NextTime = NextTime.AddDays(3.4)  ' Increment by 3 2/5 days.
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by:Dhaest
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Did you look at the dateAdd-function. You can add 1 day (interval = d, number = 1) or subtract one (interval = d, number = -1)

VBSCRIPT:http://www.w3schools.com/Vbscript/func_dateadd.asp
VB6: http://www.vb6.us/tutorials/understanding-vb6s-dateadd-function
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by:s_chilkury
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Use DateAdd function of VB 6.0

Check this:

http://www.vb6.us/tutorials/understanding-vb6s-dateadd-function
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RobSampson earned 63 total points
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Hi, in VB6, you use DateAdd:

To get one day subtracted:
dteNewDate = DateAdd("d", -1, Now)

To get one day added:
dteNewDate = DateAdd("d", 1, Now)

Regards,

Rob.
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by:prashanthd
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You can also try this code
Dim Msg, Number, StartDate As String   'Declare variables.
Dim Months As Double
Dim SecondDate As Date
Dim IntervalType As DateInterval
IntervalType = DateInterval.day   ' Specifies months as interval.
StartDate = InputBox("Enter a date")
SecondDate = CDate(StartDate)
Number = InputBox("Enter number of days to add/subtract")
days = Val(Number)
Msg = "New date: " & DateAdd(IntervalType, days, SecondDate)
MsgBox(Msg)

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by:RIAS
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Cheers!!
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