change format to local format

janeninca

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Jul 30, 2008
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hi,

in vba, how can you change the number properties of a cell to the local date format?

for example, if i use
Selection.NumberFormat = "m/d/yyyy"

this won't be good when someone in america uses my sheet.
how can i do it then?

reg
 

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VoG

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Try

Code:
Sub test()
Dim myfmt As String
Select Case Application.International(xlDateOrder)
    Case 0: myfmt = "m/d/yyyy"
    Case 1: myfmt = "d/m/yyyy"
    Case 3: myfmt = "yyyy/m/d"
End Select
Selection.NumberFormat = myfmt
End Sub
 

VoG

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Just spotted a typo :oops:

Rich (BB code):
Sub test()
Dim myfmt As String
Select Case Application.International(xlDateOrder)
    Case 0: myfmt = "m/d/yyyy"
    Case 1: myfmt = "d/m/yyyy"
    Case 2: myfmt = "yyyy/m/d"
End Select
Selection.NumberFormat = myfmt
End Sub
 

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