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I have this code that compare a date from gridview to
but it seems not working

"select * from out_logtable  order by outid desc limit 1")
DataGridView1.DataSource = Me.BindingSource1
DataGridView1.AutoGenerateColumns = True
Dim x As String = DateAndTime.Today.ToString("d")
Dim y As String = DataGridView1.Rows(0).Cells(2).Value.ToString
If DataGridView1.Rows(0).Cells(1).Value <> "admin" Then
    If x.ToString > y.ToString Then
        ExecuteSQL(1, "Update login_table set hour = '2' ")
    End If

End If
Updated 8-Jun-20 9:35am

Compares two dates?? No you don't. You have to code that compares two STRINGS, not dates. The comparison is not the same.

Convert the values to DateTime, not Strings.
5, but the answer needs to be continued; I've done it in Solution 2. :-)
Dave Kreskowiak 7-Oct-14 7:27am
Yeah I was short on time.
Maciej Los 7-Oct-14 1:55am
Good point, a 5!
To continue Solution 1:

…and then compare instanced of the structure System.DateTime using the operator '=' or '<>' which means "same moment of time" or "not the same moment of time".
Note that you can also use '<' (sooner than), '>' (later than), '>=' (not sooner than), '<=' (not later than).

Please see:[^].

Also, I don't know what is your binding source, but if you use a database, don't store data related to time as string data. For these purposes, there are special data types, such as DATE.

Maciej Los 7-Oct-14 2:15am
It's VB.NET, not C#. Simple '=' would be enough.
Ah... well, thank you. Fixed.
Maciej Los 7-Oct-14 2:21am
Now, it's correct. 5ed!
Please, see my answer.
Thank you, Maceij, especially for a fix (one more fix is C# "!=").
VB.NET 'knows' Date data type[^]. It holds dates from January 1 of the year 0001 through December 31 of the year 9999, and times from 12:00:00 AM (midnight) through 11:59:59.9999999 PM.

Example 1 - using simple '=' operator:
Dim a As Date = CDate("2014-09-12"), b As Date = Date.Now

If a = b Then
    Console.WriteLine("Dates are equal {0}={1}", a, b)
    Console.WriteLine("Dates aren't equal {0}<>{1}", a, b)
End If


Example 2 - using Compare method[^]:
Dim date1 As Date = #08/01/2009 12:00AM#
Dim date2 As Date = #08/01/2009 12:00PM#
Dim result As Integer = DateTime.Compare(date1, date2)
Dim relationship As String

If result < 0 Then
   relationship = "is earlier than"
ElseIf result = 0 Then
   relationship = "is the same time as"
   relationship = "is later than"
End If

Console.WriteLine("{0} {1} {2}", date1, relationship, date2)

Example 3 - using DateDiff function[^]:
Dim firstDate, msg As String
Dim secondDate As Date
firstDate = InputBox("Enter a date")
    secondDate = CDate(firstDate)
    msg = "Days from today: " & DateDiff(DateInterval.Day, Now, secondDate)
    MsgBox("Not a valid date value.")
End Try

Note: As is explained here: Data Type Summary (Visual Basic)[^], Date data type uses DateTime structure - to put it simply.
5ed. I would prefer to avoid VB-specific API though and keep to .NET BCL whenever possible, and then FCL.
Maciej Los 7-Oct-14 11:08am
Thank you, Segey ;)
Could you be so kind and explain the meanings of words: BCL and FCL? As far i know BCL is Base Class Library, but FCL - i never meet this statement before, as far as i remember.
Sure. Base Class Library, Framework Class Library (wider, BCL + what is not part of the ECMA standard) — please see the terms in Wikipedia.
Maciej Los 7-Oct-14 11:30am
I wasn't sure the meaning of FCL, because i found more than one meaning for it.
Thank you for clarification, Sergey.

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