ContentControl.DateDisplayFormat Property

Word Developer Reference

Returns or sets a String that represents the format in which dates are displayed. Read/write.



expression An expression that returns a ContentControl object.


The default format is the format setting specified in Microsoft Office Word on the users' system, which usually depends on the location setting in Microsoft Windows. For example, the default format of dates for English (U.S.) is "mm/dd/yyyy". Use the DateDisplayFormat property to specify a different date format.


Visual Basic for Applications
  Dim objCC As ContentControl

Set objCC = ActiveDocument.ContentControls.Add(wdContentControlDate)

objCC.Title = "Review Period End Date"
objCC.DateDisplayFormat = "MMMM d, yyyy"
objCC.DateStorageFormat = wdContentControlDateStorageDate
objCC.Range.Text = "January 1, 2007"

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