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Posted - 08/04/2011 :  04:14:03  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
hello i m using sql server 2008 i am having a problem with one of my column . i have a coulumn date_created which have data type of varchar(10)
when i use this coulmn in any where condition it does not give proper result . i.e if i use date<date_created , it doesnt identify the value in date_created .
how can i convert this varchar data type to date .

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Posted - 08/04/2011 :  04:45:30  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
you can use CONVERT() or CAST() to convert to date. Depending on the date format in string, you specify the style accordingly.

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