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Returns the character string corresponding to a given date.




    Is the date to be converted.

Type Returned:
Character C(8)


Objects: Procedure, Transaction, Web Panel, Panel, Data Provider
Generators: .NET, .NET Framework, Java, Ruby (up to GeneXus X Evolution 3), RPG, Visual FoxPro (up to GeneXus X Evolution 3), Cobol, Apple, Android, Angular


Returns the String associated with the specified Date. The string “ / / “ is returned if the argument is a null Date expression.

The returned string has 2 digits for the year; to get 4 digits TtoC function has to be used.


You want to store a character string reading "Report date: 04/12/94" in the variable &String, where 04/12/94 is supposed to be the current date:

&string = concat(“Report date:”, dtoc(Today()), “ ”)

The result will be:
Report date: 04/12/94

See Also

Ctod Function
TtoC function

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