VB.NET passing a timestamp to the UpdateValue command

Discussion created by DevBiker on Jan 28, 2011
Latest reply on Jan 31, 2011 by DevBiker

Happy Friday!


I'm working on writing a zero to a simulator tag using the line:

pt.Data.UpdateValue(0, Now(), PISDK.DataMergeConstants.dmInsertDuplicates, Nothing)

It works, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to get a different time rather than Now().


I tried the following lines of code and passed piTime to the UpdateValue command:

Dim piTime As New PITimeServer.PITime
piTime.LocalDate = TextBox4.Text

Even though it Builds OK, the TextBox4 date that I entered appears in the "piTime" Watch in red and the tag doesnt get updated.  Looking around in the pisdk chum file, I see a reference to PITimeFormat, but not sure if this is the problem.


Any help would be appreciated!