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C# Listview formatting

Posted on 2011-09-16
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Hello...
I have a listview in a C# project.
Here is my line of code that shows a current DateTime from an access Database

listView2.Items[x].SubItems.Add(ds.Tables["Notes"].Rows[x]["Tim"].ToString());"

It works fine... but instead of showing  "16-Sept-11 6:05:00 AM" I just want it to show the time... "6:05:00 AM"
Can someone show me what needs to be added to my line of code to change the formatting..
Please and thank you.



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(datetime) (ds.Tables["Notes"].Rows[x]["Tim"]).ToShortTimeString();"
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by:wdosanjos
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Please try:

listView2.Items[x].SubItems.Add(ds.Tables["Notes"].Rows[x]["Tim"].ToString("t"));
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by:MrMay
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James Burger.. are you saying I should do this;  
listView2.Items[x].SubItems.Add(datetime)(ds.Tables["Notes"].Rows[x]["Tim"].ToShortTimeString());

if yes... the compiler does not like it... no such thing as ToshortTimeString();
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by:MrMay
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wdosanjos.... I tried that before... its no good... I get an error that reads   "No overload for method 'ToString" takes '1' arguments.
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by:wdosanjos
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Please let me know what is the value of ds.Tables["Notes"].Rows[x]["Tim"].GetType().Name.  It seems that it's not a DateTime.
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by:MrMay
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wdosanjos... I just ran that command... and it returns DateTime.
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wdosanjos earned 500 total points
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OK. Please try the following:

listView2.Items[x].SubItems.Add(  ((DateTime)ds.Tables["Notes"].Rows[x]["Tim"]).ToString("t") );
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by:MrMay
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wdosanjos... Yes... thank you that worked...

Thank you so much...   :)
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by:MrMay
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stuck with me... till we got a correct solution.
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