Datepart alternative

BigDelGooner

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Hi all

I am sure there is a simple answer, as always, but I just cant figure it out.

I would like to return just the days of a date so for example today (03/10/2011 or 10/03/2011 for those of you in the US)...when I use the Datepart function below

Day = DatePart("D", Date)

It returns 3...however this is where my problem is. I would like it to return 03. Is there a simple alternative?

Thanks in advance
 

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You can but it will return a string

Code:
aDay = Format(DatePart("D", Date), "00")
 

Rick Rothstein

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Try it like this...

Code:
TheDay = Format(Date, "dd")
I did not use Day as the receiving variable name because Day is the name of a built-in VB function.
 

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