void setDateFormat(cdbfapiPlus* handle, char* format);

The functions setDateFormat() and setDateDelimiter() defines a date format which will be used when you get or date as a string.
The delimiter can be any. Usually ./-
Formats are:
  • dmy : day-month-year
  • mdy : month-day-year
  • ymd : year-month-day
  • asis : year-month-day without delimiter, i.e. YYYYMMDD

void setDateDelimiter(cdbfapiPlus* handle, char delimiter);

    // your code
    setDateFormat(dbf, "dmy");
    setDateDelimiter(dbf, '.');
    // your code