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I need to take a date inputed by the user and substract that date up to 24 months.  The Database has the dates as 01/01/00, we were planning to enter it the same way.  But I am open the requirement is to be able to take the end date the user input and subtract up to 24 months for the start dated of the search.  So what I am looking for is ideas to achive this in code.
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by:mcrider
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Using the DateAdd function, you can add and subtract time intervals from dates...

For example, this adds 1 month to now:   dateadd("m",1,now)

This subtracts 1 month from now:  dateadd("m",-1,now)


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You can also do this:

x=dateadd("m",-24,"01/01/00") 'will return the date 1/1/98

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by:akeyes
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Thank you, I knew it was something simple.  I just could not for the life of me find it.
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Thanks for the points! Glad I could help!


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