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How can I use AM/PM in a Date Time format?

How can I use AM/PM in a Date Time format?

How can I use AM/PM in a Date Time format?

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I have a bound text box that is formatted to display the date as follows:
15-Aug-00-AM
using the format "dd-mmm-yy-AM/PM"
In the underlying field the data appears with the complete date and time.

Is there anyway to force the data to be recorded as is appears in the form, either by other formats, functions or code?

RE: How can I use AM/PM in a Date Time format?

I found it best just to put data in a "Date" field with the "Date/time" format is like so:

rst!DateField = format(now,"mm/dd/yy")
rst!TimeField = format (now,"hh:nn")  '< no "n" is not a typo

then if you want something else use a report or form to show it differently. But Leave the Table, or query results alone.

so in your form or report:

Me!TimeBox = format(rst!TimeField, "hh:nn AM/PM")
Me!DateBox = format(rst!DateField, "dddd mmm/dd/yyyy")


Been doing it that way for years and it works great.

DougP
dposton@universal1.com

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