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Differences between Format and Datepart ?

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Hello,
What  are the differences between this two lines (used in a query):
Format([Timeperiod];"ww")

DatePart("ww";[Timeperiod])

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When and where do I use Format and DatePart ??

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From the point of displaying values there is no difference, you can use both. Though Format should be used only for displaying values and returns String , Datepart can be used in calculations and returns integer.


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