We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

C# DateTime.Now formatting

maqskywalker
maqskywalker asked
on
339 Views
Last Modified: 2017-11-06
I'm using C# in a ASP.NET web application

In my C# code i have this line where I save today's date into a variable.

Todays date is 11/6/2017

With this code below. The value that gets saved in my variable looks like this: 11/6/2017 8:18:23 AM

// save todays date in a variable
DateTime testvar1 = DateTime.Now;

How do I format DateTime.Now so it save all the digits for the month and day.

I want the value saved in the variable to be this:
11/06/2017 8:18:23 AM

If today's date was 9/5/2017 the value saved in the variable would be this:
Basically add the zeros for single digit months and days.
09/05/2017 8:18:23 AM
Comment
Watch Question
Database Expert
Awarded 2016
Top Expert 2016
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 5 Comments.
See Answer
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE