VB 4.0 & Informix 6.0 DateTime Query

Posted on 1998-06-07
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Last Modified: 2008-02-26
I have a Informix 6.0 and VB 4.0 and used  ODBC. I can use sql query for returning recordset of text, integer and other data field.
My problems is how to query DateTime data fields. My date fields is in yyyy/mm/dd hh:nn:ss formats in Informix.

Question by:sujatha060198

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yowkee earned 150 total points
ID: 1462751
Just treat it as string.
For example, there is a table

Create table TabTest

SQL statement for query for the datetime field,

  select * from TabTest
  where DATETIME = '1998/06/08 14:46:22'

eg, In you code(assume DAO)

  ' db is the database object
  Dim rst As RecordSet
  Dim sSQL As String

  sSQL = "Select * from TabTest where MyDate = '" + _
         Format(Now, "yyyy/mm/dd hh:mm:ss") + "'"
  Set rst = db.OpenRecordset(sSQL, dbOpenSnapshot, dbReadOnly)


Author Comment

ID: 1462752
Informix datetime format also are in the format of '1998-06-08 14:46:22'. So one must make sure in which format they are before making the date time.

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