Getting just the date from a "datetime" sql column along with other data of different formats


I have a web page that gets the current user, then goes into a database and gets a list of invoices, this includes: invoice numbers, the date of the invoice, the date the invoice was paid, and the amount of the invoice.

The data is then bound to a repeater control and displayed.

i need a way to get just the date and not the date and time from the datetime columns.

Here is my code that i have now:

This next part gets the current user, then creates the selection string and binds the repeater to the data.

Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Load

Dim UserID As String

UserID = Membership.GetUser.ProviderUserKey.ToString

"UserID").DefaultValue = UserID

Repeater1.DataSource = SqlDataSource1


End Sub

 The Select statement and the repeater:

<asp:SqlDataSource ID="SqlDataSource1" runat="server" ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:User %>"

SelectCommand="SELECT * FROM [Invoices] WHERE ([UserID] = @UserID) ORDER BY [InvoiceID], [Date]">


<asp:Parameter Name="UserID" Type="String" />



<span style="color: #000000"><strong>Your Invoice History:<br />

<br />


<form id="Form1" runat="server">

<asp:Repeater ID="Repeater1" runat="server">


&nbsp;<span style="color: #000000">InvoiceID: </span>

<asp:Label ID="InvoiceIDLabel" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("InvoiceID") %>' ForeColor="Black"></asp:Label><span

style="color: #000000">,&nbsp; Date: </span>

<asp:Label ID="DateLabel" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("Date") %>' ForeColor="Black"></asp:Label><span

style="color: #000000">,&nbsp; Paid: </span>

<asp:Label ID="PaidLabel" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("Paid") %>' ForeColor="Black"></asp:Label><span

style="color: #000000">,&nbsp; Amount: </span>

<asp:Label ID="AmountLabel" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("Amount") %>' ForeColor="Black"></asp:Label><span

style="color: #000000">,&nbsp; &nbsp;<a href="/invoices/<%#Eval("UserID") %>/<%#Eval("InvoiceID") %>.pdf"><strong>View</strong></a></span><br /><br />



 Thank you in advance for your help.

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You can specify an optional parameter to Bind which describes the format of the variable.

So instead of just doing Bind("Date") you can do:

Bind("Date", "{0:yyyy/MM/dd}")

Good luck!

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