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Have today date appear automatically on the a column when using this macro

Posted on 2016-09-24
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How can i get the date to appear on the first column of the row when using this macro.

'copy the data to the database
        ws.Cells(iRow, 1).Value =
        ws.Cells(iRow, 3).Value = "          " & Me.textbox_name.Value
        ws.Cells(iRow, 4).Value = Me.Label4.Caption
        ws.Cells(iRow, 5).Value = Me.Label3.Caption
        ws.Cells(iRow, 6).Value = Me.Label5.Caption
        ws.Cells(iRow, 7).Value = "2"
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Question by:Omar Hernandez
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by:Roy_Cox
ID: 41813631
ws.Cells(iRow, 1).Value =Date

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by:Omar Hernandez
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Hey Roy Cox, it works wanted to know if there is a way to change the way it looks (9/24/2016) to this (9/24/16)
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by:Roy_Cox
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Change the Format

ws.Cells(iRow, 1).Value =Format(Date,"mm/dd/yy")

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by:Omar Hernandez
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It keeps showing the format as "mm/dd/yyyy"
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ws.Cells(iRow, 1).Value =Format(Date,"mm/dd/yy")
ws.Cells(iRow, 1).NumberFormat="mm/dd/yy")

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Are the cells pre-formatted to "mm/dd/yyyy"
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by:Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)
ID: 41813669
Maybe this?
ws.Cells(iRow, 1).NumberFormat = "m/d/yy"
ws.Cells(iRow, 1).Value = Format(Date, "m/d/yy")

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by:Omar Hernandez
ID: 41813975
Thank's again Neeraj the last suggestion that you have provided, works phenomenal. I have a pop up calendar function that when i click on cells it automatically pops up.

In order for that the pop up calendar to appear i would need to
1. Right click on the cell where i want the calendar to pop up.
2. On the number column of the box i need to click then on date.
3. Type of date 3/14/12

***Any way i can implement so that it can record this function on the macro.
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by:Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)
ID: 41814026
You're question is not clear to me.
As you said, you already have a code to input a date through the calendar pop up in a cell and I assume that works for you. So do you want to apply the same number format to that date cell or what?

It would be helpful if you can upload a sample workbook so that it would be easy to visualize your requirement more clearly.
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by:Omar Hernandez
ID: 41814060
Thanks Roy Cox this worked great
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by:Roy_Cox
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Pleased to help.
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by:Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)
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:)
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by:Roy_Cox
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Having seen the mention of your calendar then the formatting should be done within the calendar form.

See my example workbook
Calendar-Forms.xlsm
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