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  1. #1
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    date issue...

    i am inserting a date from my form into my database (enterprise manager).

    it is in the form:

    07/22/2005

    i gave the field a datatype of smalldatetime.

    i am calling it to a page, and it returns as:

    07/22/2005

    I am trying to format it so that it is in this form:

    Friday, July 22, 2005


    I have a similar thing on my page, i use the same function:

    FormatDateTime(rs("time"),1)

    and it works fine, but not for the july date.

    The July date doesn't have a time associated with it (the 07/22/2005 comes from a calendar popup).

    How can I format 07/22/2005 so that it appears as Friday, July 22, 2005 ?

    Thanks all!

  2. #2
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    Melbourne, Australia
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    The FormatDateTime function will work for dates aswell as times.
    Code:
    Dim dtrYourDate
    
    If IsDate(yourDate) Then
       dteYourDate = FormatDateTime(yourDateHere, 1)
    Else
       dteYourDate = FormatDateTime(Date, 1)
    End If
    Regards.

  3. #3
    Join Date
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    Posts
    359
    Quote Originally Posted by buntine
    The FormatDateTime function will work for dates aswell as times.
    Code:
    Dim dtrYourDate
    
    If IsDate(yourDate) Then
       dteYourDate = FormatDateTime(yourDateHere, 1)
    Else
       dteYourDate = FormatDateTime(Date, 1)
    End If
    Regards.
    thanks!

    i realize that the problem i am having has to do when the database returns a null for date.

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