Removing forward slash from date using vba

litestream

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When I use:

If TextBox1.Value > 0 Then
TextBox2.Text = (7 * Val(TextBox1.Text)) + DateSerial(Year(Date), 1, 1) - 9
End If
End Sub

It returns a date in the format "16/7/2008" which is fine for the display in text box 2, but how can I convert this to "160708" format so that I can include it in my file name?
 

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DonkeyOte

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in VBA format the date to your wishes

Code:
Format(CDate(Textbox2.Text),"DDMMYY")
 

Andrew Poulsom

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Try:

Code:
Private Sub TextBox1_Change()
    If TextBox1.Value > 0 Then
        TextBox2.Text = Format((7 * Val(TextBox1.Text)) + DateSerial(Year(Date), 1, 1) - 9, "ddmmyy")
    End If
End Sub
 

DonkeyOte

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Andrew, I believe OP wanted to keep slashes for TB presentation but remove for purposes of use within filename.
 

Andrew Poulsom

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Andrew, I believe OP wanted to keep slashes for TB presentation but remove for purposes of use within filename.

I agree. I read the question too quickly.
 

MickG

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Hi, litestream

Code:
TextBox2.Text = Replace(TextBox2.Text , "/", "")
Mick
 

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