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C# / .NET - convert DateTime to yyyymmdd

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Pearl-Hurley
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In C# / .NET it is possible to convert DateTime object to yyyyMMdd formatted string in few ways.

1. DateTime.ToString method example

DateTime now = DateTime.Now;

Console.WriteLine(now.ToString("yyyyMMdd"));

Output:

20190814
Note: DateTime.ToString method uses format description - see for other examples here.

2. String.Format Method example

DateTime now = DateTime.Now;

Console.WriteLine(string.Format("{0:yyyyMMdd}", now));

Output:

20190814
Note: String.Format method uses argument index and format description delimited with ":" character - see for other examples here.

See also

  1. c# - convert DateTime to string fromat

References

  1. DateTime.ToString Method - Microsoft Docs
  2. String.Format Method - Microsoft Docs

C# - DateTime conversion

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