[Gambas-user] IsDate(string) - how good is it?

Benoît Minisini g4mba5 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 6 12:44:12 CET 2022

Le 06/01/2022 à 09:14, bb a écrit :
> By that I mean, what type of strings can be interpreted as a date?
> For example, IsDate("1/Jan/2022") returns false.
> I am trying to determine whether a gridview cell is actually a date,
> but gridviews only have string contents. My human brain immediately
> interprets that string as a date but IsDate doesn't. So what are the
> "limits" of what IsDate() can interpret?
> b
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> .

'IsDate(xxx)' internally uses 'Val()' algorithm to convert the string to 
a date, and returns FALSE if it fails.


Benoît Minisini

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