Format of date query in SQL statements.

My database explorer displays date formats as follows : DD/MM/YYYY

But when I use an SQL statement I have to input it as : MM/DD/YYYY

How can I change the layout that SQL will accept my query ?
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AswCommented:
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chunky1Author Commented:
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kretzschmarCommented:
hi chunky1,

the best and format-independent method is to use a parameter, like

the sql-statement sample
select * from ATable where ADateField = :TheDate

now u can use following code:

queryname.parambyname('TheDate').AsDateTime := TDateTimeVar
queryname.Open;

meikl
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florisbCommented:
Option: tell your users to use a specific date format by the control panel....;-(

Or use FormatDateTime from Sysutils. Do check the help.

Part of code building SQL statement:
    result := myField+'>='+'#'+FormatDateTime('d/m/yyyy', dtpVanaf.Date)+'#'+' AND '+myField+'<='+'#'+FormatDateTime('d/m/yyyy', tmpDate)+'#';

Good luck,
Floris.
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chunky1Author Commented:
Why didn't I think of that ?
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