comparing a datetime in WHERE clause inMFC CRecordset

I'm using MFC CRecordset class to select records from an ODBC Data Source (Access).  I'm trying to set a filter for a datetime column (named "Date") compared to a value I'm building from data in my program.

for values of m_strFilter, I've tried tried:
"Date > '03/30/00 10:00:00'"
"Date > '10:00:00 03/30/00'"

... and just about every variation on the date format.  No records are selected (triple checked that they should have been).  I also tried leaving out the time, and comparing against the date only.

I saw some articles referencing the CONVERT function, so I tried that ("Date > CONVERT(datetime,'03/30/00')") However, that gives a CDatabaseException with reason: "CONVERT is an unknown function"
snilesAsked:
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paaskyConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Happy to help you sniles,

Unfortunately there's no general solution that will work for all ODBC sources. You need to use the specific conversion function of the specific database you're using.

CDate('03/30/00 10:00:00') works with Access.

CONVERT(DateTime, '03/30/00 10:00:00') works with SQL Server

TO_DATE('03/30/00 10:00:00','MM/DD/YY HH24:MI:SS') works with Oracle.

Regards,
Paasky
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
Try this:
"[Date] > #2000/03/30 10:00:00#"
or
"[Date] > #2000/03/30#"
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snilesAuthor Commented:
I tried those, but they did not work.  With no single quotes around the date field (as in your suggestion), nothing was selected.  When no single quotes were used a record from 3/28/00 and the record from 3/30/00 was selected.
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paaskyCommented:
Hello sniles,

Use CDate() with Access database:

Date > CDate('03/30/00 10:00:00')
Date > CDate('10:00:00 03/30/00')

It converts value to valid date.

Hope this helps,
Paasky
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snilesAuthor Commented:
Thanks!  That did work.  Is this is a general solution?  You specifically mentioned Access -- will this also work with SQL Server (& other ODBC)?
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snilesAuthor Commented:
Thanks again!
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