Excel Macro Local GMT Display

drd

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I am part the way through an assignment. I have been able to create macro to give me now time (thanks to post by VoG in Feb 07) but also need to display current GMT to finish building global time converter. This is the closest I have found (below - from http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.timezone.aspx) but no real VBA experience and don't know what I am looking at. Can anyone explain/assist with this? I also have a second question below this insert.
' Example of selected TimeZone class elements.
Imports System
Imports System.Globalization
Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic

Module TimeZoneDemo

Sub Main( )

Const dataFmt As String = "{0,-30}{1}"
Const timeFmt As String = "{0,-30}{1:yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm}"

Console.WriteLine( "This example of selected " & _
"TimeZone class elements generates the following " & _
vbCrLf & "output, which varies depending on the " & _
"time zone in which it is run." & vbCrLf )

' Get the local time zone and the current local time and year.
Dim localZone As TimeZone = TimeZone.CurrentTimeZone
Dim currentDate As DateTime = DateTime.Now
Dim currentYear As Integer = currentDate.Year

' Display the names for standard time and daylight saving
' time for the local time zone.
Console.WriteLine( dataFmt, "Standard time name:", _
localZone.StandardName )
Console.WriteLine( dataFmt, "Daylight saving time name:", _
localZone.DaylightName )

' Display the current date and time and show if they occur
' in daylight saving time.
Console.WriteLine( vbCrLf & timeFmt, _
"Current date and time:", currentDate )
Console.WriteLine( dataFmt, "Daylight saving time?", _
localZone.IsDaylightSavingTime( currentDate ) )

' Get the current Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) and UTC
' offset.
Dim currentUTC As DateTime = _
localZone.ToUniversalTime( currentDate )
Dim currentOffset As TimeSpan = _
localZone.GetUtcOffset( currentDate )

Console.WriteLine( timeFmt, "Coordinated Universal Time:", _
currentUTC )
Console.WriteLine( dataFmt, "UTC offset:", currentOffset )

' Get the DaylightTime object for the current year.
Dim daylight As DaylightTime = _
localZone.GetDaylightChanges( currentYear )

' Display the daylight saving time range for the current year.
Console.WriteLine( vbCrLf & _
"Daylight saving time for year {0}:", currentYear )
Console.WriteLine( "{0:yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm} to " & _
"{1:yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm}, delta: {2}", _
daylight.Start, daylight.End, daylight.Delta )
End Sub
End Module

'This example of selected TimeZone class elements generates the following
'output, which varies depending on the time zone in which it is run.
'
'Standard time name: Pacific Standard Time
'Daylight saving time name: Pacific Daylight Time
'
'Current date and time: 2006-01-06 16:47
'Daylight saving time? False
'Coordinated Universal Time: 2006-01-07 00:47
'UTC offset: -08:00:00
'
'Daylight saving time for year 2006:
'2006-04-02 02:00 to 2006-10-29 02:00, delta: 01:00:00

Question 2
Have a problem with negative serial values and don't want to use text or 1904. Need to convert time/day in one city to time/day in other city. Works on positive value but not negative i.e. GMT -9. Any suggestions?
Could really do with the help. Spent a day looking for answers. Thanks
 

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