FormatDateTime function

Returns an expression formatted as a date or time.

Syntax

FormatDateTime(Date, [ NamedFormat ])


The FormatDateTime function syntax has these parts:

Part 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 by using the long date format specified in your computer's regional settings.
vbShortDate 2 Display a date by using the short date format specified in your computer's regional settings.
vbLongTime 3 Display a time by using the time format specified in your computer's regional settings.
vbShortTime 4 Display a time by using the 24-hour format (hh:mm).

See also

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