Dbf date structure stores date without delimiters "YYYYMMDD"
MW5 does not convert this format and display it in a raw format ("20161231" is displayed 20161231 and not 2016-12-31)
Correction required is
result=DateTime.ParseExact(value, "yyyyMMdd", CultureInfo.InvariantCulture);
This is probably because the shapefile format we use in MW5 doesn't support the date format, this is requested in
It is creating a string of the date value.
I have a PostGIS table with several types of attributes, which are shown by MapWinGIS as:
In pgAdmin these values are displayed as