PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Create DateTime Object for Any Date


Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to easily create a DateTime object X days in the future.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to create a DateTime object for a date at some point in the future?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the AddDays method from the DateTime object, for example:

(get-date).AddDays(8)

Comments (3)

  1. jv says:

    Tis is more fun:

    [datetime]::Now + 8d

  2. Chris says:

    I wouldn’t say adding a date in the future would classify as "any date"….

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