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EASY ONE - TSQL - add a year to a date

Posted on 2003-11-27
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I am writing a sproc and simply need to add X years to a smalldatetime (X can vary from 1-10).

Anyone know the syntax?


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by:Hilaire
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select dateadd(y, 1, getdate())

adds 1 year to current date

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beavis_shenzhen earned 50 total points
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not feasible for SQL 2000
"select dateadd(y, 1, getdate())" just add one day to the date ,not one year.

it should be:
select dateadd(year, 1, getdate())
or
select dateadd(yy, 1, getdate())
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by:Hilaire
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Yep !
Thks for correcting me beavis_shenzhen
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by:niico
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Thank you both - beavis gets points as supplied correct answer.

Thx again
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