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dateformat not working quite right

Posted on 2003-11-09
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value="<CFOUTPUT>#DateFormat(Now(),"mm/dd/yyyy")#</CFOUTPUT>"

this looks perfect in the form field. but in my mysql database i'm getting this (instead of 11/9/2003):

9/20/2011 3:00:00 AM

the field in the database is set to datetime format.  any ideas??
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Question by:phillystyle123
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how are you inserting it into the database?
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should be using CFQUERYPARAM. something like

INSERT INTO tablename (dateColumn)
VALUES (<cfqueryparam value="#now()#" cfsqltype="cf_sql_timestamp">)
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