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Old October 31st, 2005, 05:26 AM
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Hi all,

I have written a vba macro that takes dates from two seperate workbooks and pastes them into a new workbook.

the 2 source workbooks both have the date format as dd/mm/yyyy, and the workbook they are being copied into also has that format set for the date cells.

however, when the dates are transferred, they display as mm/dd/yyyy, even though the format of the cell is dd/mm/yyyy.

Any ideas on what I am doing wrong?

Thanks

Patrick



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Old October 31st, 2005, 10:00 AM
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Hi Patrick try the following code,
Sub test()
Dim dteDate As Date
dteDate = Now
Range("A1").Value = Format(dteDate, dd / mm / yyyy)
End Sub
You can play around with the format section to make it appear in pretty much any combination you like

Hope this helps
Regards
Rob

 
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thanks very much, that worked a treat!

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