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Excel VBA convert date to string

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Hi

I have an Excel cell that holds a date in the format 2010/11/08.
How do I convert this to a string value 08-Nov-10
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Lets say the date is in cell A1

then try this

Msgbox Format(Range("A1").Value,"dd-mmm-yy")

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=TEXT(B11,"dd-mmm-yy")

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Thanks very much
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http://www.mrexcel.com/forum/showthread.php?t=70772

MYSTRING=FORMAT(Range("A1").Value,"yyyymmdd")

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