MS Excel: DATE Function (VBA)
The Microsoft Excel DATE function returns the current system date. Please note that the worksheet version of the DATE function has different syntax.
DATE Function (Syntax)
The syntax for the Microsoft Excel DATE function is:
The DATE function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel:
- Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000
Type of Excel Function
The DATE function can be used in Microsoft Excel as:
- VBA function (VBA)
DATE Examples (as VBA Function)
The DATE function can only be used in VBA code in Microsoft Excel.
Let's look at some Excel DATE function examples and explore how you would use the DATE function in Excel VBA code:
|Date()||would return a value such as '22/11/2003'|
Dim LDate As String LDate = Date
In this example, the variable called LDate would now contain the current system date.