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glendcruz
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Australia
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Posted - 12/19/2010 :  18:44:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Can any one help me out please.

I have date formats of this type
4th December 2010
15th December 2010

How can I change the format to
2010/12/4
2010/12/15

Any short approaches to it- much appreciated
Thanks

unfiresniper
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China
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Posted - 12/20/2010 :  02:55:22  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
you wanna the result to be string?

convert(nvarchar(50),#datetime field#,111)
or
you can just use cast(year(#datetime field#) as nvarchar(4)) + '/' + cast(month(#datetime field#) as nvarchar(2)) + '/' + cast(day(#datetime field#) as nvarchar(2))
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madhivanan
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India
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Posted - 12/20/2010 :  08:50:14  Show Profile  Send madhivanan a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
What is the datatype of the column? Always use proper DATETIME datatype and leave formation at front end application

Madhivanan

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