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Code as follows:

DGVCalendar.Rows[row].Cells[0].Value = Convert.ToDateTime(dt1.ToString("dd-MM-yy"));

In the above line error shows as follows,

String was not recognised as a valid date time

What is the mistake i made in the above code.

Please help me.

Thanks & Regards,
Narasiman P
Posted 22-Feb-13 2:50am
Edited 22-Feb-13 2:52am
Avinash Shewale at 22-Feb-13 9:02am
will you explain in brief what you wanted to do with this code?
please explain your aim when you post any question.

what is "dt1" here ?
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Solution 1


First: The valid DateTime string is


Second: Why are you change the DateTime object to string and back to DateTime?

Shouldn't be like this:

DGVCalendar.Rows[row].Cells[0].Value = dt1.ToShortDateString();

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Solution 2

hi professional

basically "String was not recognized as a valid date time" error occurs when you did not putting right date time format.

so try this...

DGVCalendar.Rows[row].Cells[0].Value = Convert.ToDateTime(dt1.ToString("dd/MM/yyyy"));
and if it will not work properly then
for more date time formats see below link...[^]

Happy to help

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