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Posted - 09/13/2007 :  18:37:07  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

Select saledate
from directtax
Where Month(cast(saledate as datetime)) in (11,12)

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Posted - 09/13/2007 :  18:40:37  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
FWIW Casting String to Datetime, and then using a Month() function on the result will be slower than just doing a SUBTRING on it.

Plus any invalid dates will cause it to blow up!, whereas a String operation will be more forgiving.

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Posted - 09/13/2007 :  18:56:14  Show Profile  Visit SwePeso's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I thought we already have been through this.

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