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Old May 24th, 2007, 05:16 AM
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i want to compare the datetime which i am getting from the user in textbox to system.datetime.now date. but it is showing error that '>' greater than sysmbols is not supported in the string and datetime.
please guide the solution.

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hi there... that's because to compare datetime you have functions (like compare) to do that...

look inside the object you are using to see which function will work for you...

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You need to do something like this:

DateTime dt = DateTime.Parse(textbox.Text);
DateTime dtNow = DateTime.Now.ToShortDateString();

if(DateTime.Compare(dt, dtNow) > 0)
{
//do something.
}

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