Date Function

Returns a Variant (Date) containing the current system date. Syntax Date Remarks To set the system date, use the Date statement. Date, and if the calendar is Gregorian, Date$ behavior is unchanged by the Calendar property setting. If the calendar is Hijri, Date$ returns a 10-character string of the form mm-dd-yyyy, where mm (01-12), dd (01-30) and yyyy (1400-1523) are the Hijri month, day and year. The equivalent Gregorian range is Jan 1, 1980 through Dec 31, 2099.

Example

This example uses the Date function to return the current system date.

Dim MyDate
MyDate = Date    ' MyDate contains the current system date.