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How to select DISTINCT dates from a Date/Time field

Posted on 2000-04-28
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I'm trying to select distinct dates from a Date/Time field
Tried something like

SELECT DISTINCT left(myDate,11) AS dateList FROM myTable

Unfortunately, it returns the date converted to string, no good.

Any right way of doing this?

Thanks

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Gustavo Perez Buenrostro earned 400 total points
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Try next query and post your opinion:

select distinct convert(datetime,convert(varchar,myDate,112)) from myTable
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by:iamari
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Thanks a alot, works like a charm!

Ion
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