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Make Date Function
Coerce Make Class

Public Function MakeDate( _
    ByVal vValue As Variant _
    ) As Variant

"Make String From Date" or "Coerce Date To String"
Coerce a Date value (represented as a Double) into an 8-character string.
Return an eight-character string containing the in-memory representation of the Date value vValue.
Similar to coercing a double value into character string in the C language.
Inverse of the CoerceToDate function.

    MakeDate(#4/6/96#) = String$(4, 0) + Chr$(32) + Chr$(43) + Chr$(225) + Chr$(64)
    MakeDate(0) = String$(8, 0)
    MakeDate(1) = String$(6, 0) + Chr$(240) + Chr$(63)
    MakeDate(2.5) = String$(6, 0) + Chr$(4) + Chr$(64)
    IsNull(MakeDate(Null)) = True
See also:
    MakeDateFast Function
    CoerceToDate Function
    MakeDouble Function
vValue: The Date value whose bytes are to be interpreted as a string. vValue can be a numeric value, a date value, a numeric string, or a date string. Function returns Null if vValue is Null. Function returns an empty string if vValue cannot be fixed up to a number.

Note: This function converts the string representation of the value to Unicode using the default code page of the system.
v1.3 Change: Removed 16-bit support from this function.

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