MS Access: CDate Function
The Microsoft Access CDate function converts a value to a date.
CDate Function (Syntax)
The syntax for the CDate function is:
CDate( expression )
expression is the value to convert to a date.
The CDate function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Access:
- Access 2013, Access 2010, Access 2007, Access 2003, Access XP, Access 2000
CDate Examples (in VBA Code)
The CDate function can be used in VBA code in Microsoft Access. For example:
Dim LstrDate As String Dim LDate As Date LstrDate = "Apr 6, 2003" LDate = CDate(LstrDate)
The function called "CDate" will convert any value to a date as long as the expression is a valid date.
In this example, the variable LDate would now contain the value 4/6/2003.