format a date returned from a dlookup

Is there a way to format a date that was returned from a dlookup?

For example: I tried this:

myformatteddate = Format(Dlookup("[dateinv]", "tbldefaults","mmmm, yyyy"))

but that produces an error.

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myformatteddate = Format(Dlookup("[dateinv]", "tbldefaults"),"mmmm, yyyy")
what's the error message? can you provide an example file?


format(DLookup("dateinv", "tbldefaults"),"mmm/yyyy")

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BauwensERAuthor Commented:
This works, my mistake sorry
You don't have to change anything now, but it is convention to accept the First correct answer to be posted.
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