I am using the format function to format a date entered by the user. My machine’s short date setting is mm/dd/yyyy. My OS is NT 4.0
Format(25/05/01,”Short Date”) gives me a result of 05/01/2025. Is there a way of getting it to return 05/25/2001? I am running on NT SP3. Will it help to try SP5?
The built-in date formats are pretty poor, in my opinion. I always do my formatting with “custom” formats. If you want mm/dd/yyyy on a date, just do this:
Format(#25/05/01#, “mm/dd/yyyy”)You won’t have to worry about the built-in settings if you do it this way.