Convert a date and time in a string to customize format

Hi,

I have a string that looks like this:

"14-11-2011 15:30"

I want to change this to:

14 (14:30) <---display only the daynumber and the time

How can I to this?
Peter

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BardobraveCommented:
I supose you have the DateTime value in any place of your code (and build your current string with it).

Then is easy to do what you want:

DateVariable.MonthDay + "(" + DateVariable.Hours + ":" + DateVariable.Minuets + ")"

If you haven't the DateTime variable you'll need to cast your current value to DateTime first.
Play around with Convert.ToDateTime() and DateTime.Parse() to see if your current string is correctly casted to a DateTime value.
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Peter KiersOperatorAuthor Commented:
Thanks AndyAinscow.
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