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System date and time

System date and time

System date and time

I'm writing a program that copies a database and stores in a new location.

I would like to be able to add the system date and/or time to the end of the file name of the database.


RE: System date and time

NewFileName = "Myfile.xxx" & "-" & format(now,"mm/dd/yy")


RE: System date and time


Be a bit careful here. It's quite possible to pick up the date and time using the VB Now() function but you should beware of PC's that disagree over what time it is.

We just moved to taking the time from the Oracle database for all occaision's where we were using Now(). Took me a while to spot the rather subtle error that it introduced.


Mike Lacey
Cargill's Corporate Web Site

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