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Date Converter - 1 line of code

Posted: 2002-06-01
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Converts a Date to Unix format. (e.i. the number of seconds since January 1, 1970.)

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Public Function UnixDate(vDate As Date) As Long
'Returns Unix Date (number of
'  seconds since Jan 1, 1970)
'  Example: Text1.Text = UnixDate(Now)
UnixDate = DateDiff("s", "1/1/1970 12:00:00 AM", vDate)
End Function
Public Function FromUnixDate(vUnixDate As Long) As Date
'To Convert Back
FromUnixDate = DateAdd("s", vUnixDate, "1/1/1970 12:00:00 AM")
End Function

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