dateTimePicker1 is a Control which displays the date and Time visually. This control help to select the date and time visually.
U can get currently selected date or Time using dateTimePicker1.ValuedateTimePicker1.Value.ToShortDateString(); gets the Date in Short Format.
Also in DateTime class, ToShortDateString() is possible.
DateTime dateTime = new DateTime();
MessageBox.Show ( dateTime.ToShortDateString() );
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