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Check If Today's Date Is X Days Past Another Date


Hi, I am using Visual Basic 6.0 on Win 2000 environment. I am currently developing a video rental app as a school project. How can I check and see how many days past today's date is from a previously entered date?

For instance, 1- When a customer rents and item, I enter the customer's rental date (let's use 5/20/04 as an example), 2 - Then when the customer returns the item, I enter in the date returned (5/23 - today's date). How can I code this in VB to check for how many days late the item is?

I tried doing this, but nothing happens: (let's assume the variable dateRented is the date that was previously entered when the customer rented the item)


VB Code:
Dim todaysDate As DatetodaysDate = Now        If dateRented > todaysDate Then    MsgBox "This item is late!"End If


Any suggestions would be great. I appreciate it!




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