Hello my fellow daniwebbers, I have yet another question.

I have a date, which is pulled from a database, that I need to convert to another form of that date.


Date1: 1/2/2001
Date2: 01/02/2001

What i am wanting to do is turn the current date format into two digit month/day with four digit year.

Here is the problem.

Upon converting the date, the return result is the format string??

What I have tried:


Anyone have any ideas?

try it this way:

 string date1 = "1/2/2001";
 DateTime date = Convert.ToDateTime(date1);
 //this is what you have to do:
 string date2 = date.ToString("MM/dd/yyyy", System.Globalization.CultureInfo.InvariantCulture);

My 1st two lines of code are only example to get an actual date (you already have a date from database).

Found the solution.

Had to double parse the dates.

One string split to remove the space, then another to remove the /'s

Then use the pad function to add the 0's.

On the other hand, thanks for the suggestions Bonca.