FormatDateTime Function

Returns an expression formatted as a date or time.

Syntax

FormatDateTime( Date [, NamedFormat ] )

The FormatDateTime function syntax has these arguments:

Argument

Description

Date

Required. Date expression to be formatted.

NamedFormat

Optional. Numeric value that indicates the date/time format used. If omitted, vbGeneralDate is used.


Settings

The NamedFormat argument has the following settings:

Constant

Value

Description

vbGeneralDate

0

Display a date and/or time. If there is a date part, display it as a short date. If there is a time part, display it as a long time. If present, both parts are displayed.

vbLongDate

1

Display a date using the long date format specified in your computer's regional settings.

vbShortDate

2

Display a date using the short date format specified in your computer's regional settings.

vbLongTime

3

Display a time using the time format specified in your computer's regional settings.

vbShortTime

4

Display a time using the 24-hour format (hh:mm).


Applies To: Access 2007



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