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how to convert date to be allways MDY for insert to SQL

Posted on 2011-03-21
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Hi Experts

i have business layer in C# with property for each column, some of them are date.
i need to insert in one format to database MDY.
how do i configure the property set to set allways the date by MDY,
consider that the OS can be UK or US ???
i don't know in the application which OS sent me the date...

10x a lot
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The formatting is used only if you change date to string and string to date. Dates stored in database are in binary format, independed from formatting. If you want see dates in specific format in your app you must format dates (when converting to string) in app using local settings - date.ToString(IFormatProvider)
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by:mayank_joshi
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use

Formate(testDate,"MDY")

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where testDate is Date or DateTime datatype.
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by:mayank_joshi
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sorry use:-

      

Format(testDate,"Mdyy")

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or      

Format(testDate,"Mdyyyy")

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