Function that converts an expression into a date value

      CDate (expression)

The expression must be a valid date. The Date data type accepts either the date or the time, or both. Possible values range from January 1, 100 to December 31, 9999.

CDate cannot handle Null values.


Dim dtmRetirement
dtmRetirement = CDate("Aug 6, 2083")

“The hours of folly are measured by the clock, but of wisdom no clock can measure” ~ William Blake

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