Excel date format to message box


In my excel, this is my date format:

but in the message box it is

PLEASE HELPPPP. I want the message box to display the same as the excel


Try this Datetime.ParseExact(yourdatevariable,“mm/dd/yyyy”,Globalization.CultureInfo.InvariantCulture)
also refer this post it may help


@qaz1 follow this url Excel split month and year from date


Hi thanks for the reply.

Now i am reading it cell by cell. So it does not work.


I am reading cell by cell. So i think that URL does not apply to me…

Sorry I am new to uipath


Use in message box dateValue.ToString(“dd/MM/yyyy”). Where dateValue - your datetime variable.



still the same result…


@qaz1 Can you attach your workflow and excel file


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@qaz1 check attached updated file is working

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Change date from excel

Thank you very much. Actually I must input my excel to a third party system. So i was just trying it out at a message box first. So do you mind telling me what you did?


just changed data type from generic to date


Ohhh okay. Thank you so much!!!