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Hello all,

I am getting a problem in my application.
I am importing data from a text file into a database table.
One of my field is of DateTime datatype.
Now, problem is dates are written in German language in that text file, for e.g.: 31-Mar-10 is written as 31-Mrz-10 and 1-May-10 is written as 1-Mai-10.
While importing, it is giving me error as "String is not a valid DateTime format".

Can anyone tell me how can i convert these german datatime strings to DateTime format.

Thanks,
Nagendra.
Posted 23-Mar-11 3:19am

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Solution 1

You can use Convert[^] to change the datatype. Have a look at the "Date and time styles" in the documentation.

Another option is to make the reformat and conversion in C# and use DateTime.Parse[^]
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nagendrathecoder at 23-Mar-11 8:41am
   
Thanks Mika, i solved it using DateTime.Parse :)
Mika Wendelius at 23-Mar-11 8:53am
   
You're welcome :)

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