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Yak Posting Veteran

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Posted - 09/01/2013 :  15:27:45  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
DECLARE @datefrom DateTime
SET @datefrom = '30/11/2013 00:00:00'

SELECT [events].datefrom, [events].*
FROM [events]
WHERE [events].live > 0 AND [events].deleted < 1
AND (@datefrom <= datefrom OR @datefrom is null OR @datefrom = '')

WHEN running this in SQL, this flashes a list of the events with the date filter then reports:

The conversion of a char data type to a datetime data type resulted in an out-of-range datetime value.

(852 row(s) affected).

I'm confused, I don't know what is going on?
I got the '30/11/2013 00:00:00' from .net datetime SQL parameter type

Aged Yak Warrior

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Posted - 09/01/2013 :  17:07:15  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
SET @datefrom = convert(datetime,'2013-11-30 00:00:00',120)

SET @datefrom = cast('2013-11-30 00:00:00' as datetime)
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In (Som, Ni, Yak)

17684 Posts

Posted - 09/01/2013 :  21:59:55  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
best is simply specify the date in ISO format
SET @datefrom = '2013-11-30'

Time is always against us

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Flowing Fount of Yak Knowledge

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Posted - 09/02/2013 :  01:06:03  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Better to use ISO format for DATE..

DECLARE @datefrom DateTime
SET @datefrom = '20131130' -- YYYYMMDD
SELECT @datefrom
what is the datatype of column datefrom ?
If VARCHAR, first convert datefrom to datetime in the WHERE clause

Refer this link: http://visakhm.blogspot.in/2011/12/why-iso-format-is-recommended-while.html

Edited by - bandi on 09/02/2013 01:06:58
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