Working with datepicker values vb6

i am trying to this, but it does not work
If mydate > Now Then'this does not work
'start tomorrow
'MsgBox "Notifactions will start tomorrow," WeekdayName & Format(DTPicker1.Value, "HH:MM AM/PM") & " and continue everyday"
'Else
'start today
MsgBox "Reminder will notify at " & Format(DTPicker1.Value, "HH:MM AM/PM") & " Today and continue everyday" '12 hr time"
End If
the date picker value to test with
Debug.Print DTPicker1.Value produces this: 10/3/2015 7:00:00 PM
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
I don't know what you have in mydate, but if I set it to Now - 1 or Now + 1 it worked (with the changes below).
If mydate > Now Then
    'start tomorrow
    MsgBox "Notifications will start tomorrow, " & Format(DateAdd("d", 1, Now), "dddd") & ", at " _
          & Format(DTPicker1.Value, "HH:MM AM/PM") & " and will continue everyday"
Else
    'start today
    MsgBox "Reminder will appear at " & Format(DTPicker1.Value, "HH:MM AM/PM") & " today and will continue everyday" '12 hr time"
End If

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isnoend2001Author Commented:
Debug.Print DTPicker1.Value produces this: 10/3/2015 7:00:00 PM
mydate = DTPicker1.Value
i willtest your code
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isnoend2001Author Commented:
no matter what time i select it only does the else
MsgBox "Reminder will appear at " & Format(DTPicker1.Value, "HH:MM AM/PM") & " today and will continue everyday" '12 hr time"
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isnoend2001Author Commented:
example
time
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
What is in mydate?
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isnoend2001Author Commented:
Private Sub Command_Click()
Dim mydate As Date
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
I meant - what is the value when the code runs?
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isnoend2001Author Commented:
here is everything
Private Sub Command_Click()
Dim mydate As Date
Dim myDay As Integer
'  Dim fName As String
   mydate = DTPicker1.Value
    If mydate > Now Then
    'start tomorrow
    MsgBox "Notifications will start tomorrow, " & Format(DateAdd("d", 1, Now), "dddd") & ", at " _
          & Format(DTPicker1.Value, "HH:MM AM/PM") & " and will continue everyday"
Else
    'start today
    MsgBox "Reminder will appear at " & Format(DTPicker1.Value, "HH:MM AM/PM") & " today and will continue everyday" '12 hr time"
End If
also
   the tomorrow date need to add 1 day to the date
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isnoend2001Author Commented:
datepicker
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Did you actually choose 10/17? I did and it works for me with this code (you don't need mydate; you can always use the vales of controls directly).

Private Sub Command1_Click()

If DTPicker1.Value > Now Then
    'start tomorrow
    MsgBox "Notifications will start tomorrow, " & Format(DateAdd("d", 1, Now), "dddd") & ", at " _
          & Format(DTPicker1.Value, "HH:MM AM/PM") & " and will continue everyday"
Else
    'start today
    MsgBox "Reminder will appear at " & Format(DTPicker1.Value, "HH:MM AM/PM") & " today and will continue everyday" '12 hr time"
End If
End Sub

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However if you choose a date after tomorrow, the message will still say "tomorrow". what do you want it to say?
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Oh I see! You have time in the datepicker. Let me try that and see what I can do.
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isnoend2001Author Commented:
ok
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
This works but there's a problem I think.
Private Sub Command1_Click()

If DateDiff("h", DTPicker1.Value, Now) > 1 Then
    'start tomorrow
    MsgBox "Notifications will start tomorrow, " & Format(DateAdd("d", 1, Now), "dddd") & ", at " _
          & Format(DTPicker1.Value, "HH:MM AM/PM") & " and will continue everyday"
Else
    'start today
    MsgBox "Reminder will appear at " & Format(DTPicker1.Value, "HH:MM AM/PM") & " today and will continue everyday" '12 hr time"
End If
End Sub

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The problem is this. Let's say it's 7:19 PM here (which it is) if I use the up button on the dtpicker to get to, say, 10PM I get the "tomorrow" message. If however I use the down button until it shows 10PM I get the "today" message.
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isnoend2001Author Commented:
yes there is something wrong
time now 7:52
datepicker time 10:00pm
message says tomorrow, but it should say today
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
As I said, you can get to 10PM by going up or down. If you sister chooses 10PM, no matter which way she gets there, do you always want to say "tomorrow"?
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
If so change the first line to

If Format(DTPicker1.Value, "HH:MM") > Format(Now, "HH:MM") Then

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Note: Don't add the "AM/PM" to that line.
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isnoend2001Author Commented:
No if the datepicker time is later than the pc time the it should say today
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Then change the > to a <.
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isnoend2001Author Commented:
something is wrong
datepicker
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
With this code
codewhere the dtpicker time is less than the PC time (10:19 PM) I get this
tomorrowand when the dtpicker time is greater I get this
 today
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isnoend2001Author Commented:
Yes it's backwards
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Then change the first line of code. Mine shows a "<" (less than) so if it's backward make it a greater than ">"
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isnoend2001Author Commented:
Could you post the code instead of a image of the code ?
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isnoend2001Author Commented:
Thanks marty got it, never  relized dates/times was so difficult
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