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  • 1.  Convert Text in DateTime

    Posted 07-29-2022 14:17
    Unable to convert supplied value to a DateTime : Text value '29/07/2021 14:32' cannot be interpreted as a DateTime

    Dear, I got this message when capturing this DateTime from a table. Does anyone know how I can resolve this?

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    Rafael Guerra
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  • 2.  RE: Convert Text in DateTime

    Posted 07-29-2022 15:04
    Hi @Rafael Guerra

    For this is better to use parse function.

    Here you have the code to translate the text to the DateTime in your format:

    datDateTime = DateTime.ParseExact(strDateTime, "dd/MM/yyyy HH:mm", null);

    For my example, datTime is the DateTime data item, and strDateTime my text source, Put this in a VBO using C# and is done


    Hope this helps you!

    See you in the community :) Saludos

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    Pablo Sarabia
    Solution Manager & Architect
    Altamira Assets Management
    Madrid
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  • 3.  RE: Convert Text in DateTime

    Posted 07-29-2022 15:12



    Dear Pablo, would that be a suggestion?

    I've never needed to do a solution like this, so I'm really confused.

    When I checkcode it gives an error.

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    Rafael Guerra
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  • 4.  RE: Convert Text in DateTime
    Best Answer

    Posted 07-30-2022 07:26
    Hi @Rafael Guerra

    Try this two thinks:

    - The name of the variable that you have as output parameter is DateTime, but "DateTime" is a key word from C#. Edit the name, for example "datDateTime" in both parts, in your code and in the output tab.

    - Change the language of your VBO to C#. For this, go to the Initialise Page, double clic on the properties, and go to the Code Options tab, here change the Language to C#


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    Hope this helps you!

    See you in the Community, bye :)

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    Pablo Sarabia
    Solution Manager & Architect
    Altamira Assets Management
    Madrid
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