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This function will return the Locale date format for the system. Note that the returned Year is always formatted to 'YYYY' regardless, to ensure compliance with Y2k stuff.

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<!---Declaration--->
Public Function GetDateFormat() As String
'
'
Dim lBuffLen As Long
Dim sBuffer As String
Dim lResult As Long
Dim sDateFormat As String

On Error GoTo vbErrorHandler

lBuffLen = 128
sBuffer = String$(lBuffLen, vbNullChar)

lResult = GetLocaleInfo(LOCALE_USER_DEFAULT, LOCALE_SSHORTDATE, sBuffer, lBuffLen)

If lResult > 0 Then
sDateFormat = Left$(sBuffer, lResult - 1)
'
' Make sure we always have YYYY format for y2k
'
If InStr(1, sDateFormat, "YYYY", vbTextCompare) = 0 Then
'
' Use the replace function provided with this database
'
Replace sDateFormat, "YY", "YYYY"
End If

GetDateFormat = sDateFormat
Else
GetDateFormat = "DD/MM/YYYY"
End If
Exit Function

vbErrorHandler:
'
' Handle errors here
'
End Function

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