File date compare to today's date

Posted on 2013-06-11
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-06-11
I have the code below to find current date of file to match today's date without using time.  Will the format of the date I have used below work or is there a better way?    

Dim oFS As Object
    Dim strFilename As String
    Dim r As Range
    Dim dat1 As Date, dat2 As Date
    'Put your filename here
    strFilename = "P:\ABD.txt"

    Set oFS = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

Set r = Sheet1.Range("c3")
dat1 = CDate(r.Value)
dat2 = CDate(oFS.GetFile(strFilename).DateCreated)

If Format(dat1, "mm/dd/yyyy") <> Format(dat2, "mm/dd/yyyy") Then
    MsgBox ("Not current file")
Question by:leezac
LVL 93

Accepted Solution

Patrick Matthews earned 1040 total points
ID: 39238988
That should work well enough, if the point is to compare dates without respect to time...

Author Closing Comment

ID: 39239186
Thank you

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

You need to know the location of the Office templates folder, so that when you create new templates, they are saved to that location, and thus are available for selection when creating new documents.  The steps to find the Templates folder path are …
This article describes how you can use Custom Document Properties to store settings and other information in your workbook so that they will be available the next time you open the workbook.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to use longer labels with horizontal bar charts instead of the vertical column chart.
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…

624 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question