Urgent!!!! strange! how to CORRECTLY use GetFieldValue(str)?


 i have a database file a.mdb, it has a field named "DOB" whose data type is "date/time". now i wnat to get the value of this field for a record:

 COlevariant v1;
 char *s1=(char *)malloc(10*sizeof(char));

 s1=(char *)v1.bstrVal;

 however i can not get the value! if i change the data type to "text", then can get it (say 29/10/99).
 any one knows how to get the field value with date/time data type?

 Pls help! thanks a lot!
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try casting to COleDateTime and using
that classes member functions.

Hi greenbird,

you can use this:

CString strRet;

if (v1.vt == VT_DATE)
{ strRet = COleDateTime(v1).Format(_T("%m %d %y"));

I'm pretty sure it will work.


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CDaoRecordset* m_UserRecordSet;

//initializing m_UserRecordSet

//getting date/time
COleDateTime odt;
odt = m_UserRecordSet->GetFieldValue("DOB");

//COleDateTime = more functionality that CTime
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