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monthly report, MySQL - DateTime

shmoel
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Hi,
I have my_date field in my table that contains DATETIME format (2004-03-01 17:34:57) for every uploaded document. Now, every month I want to retrieve documents in the range of
 2004-currentMonth-01   through  2004-currentMonth-30. So, basicly it's kind of monthly report for current month only beginning with very first day and ending with very last day of the same month.

I could probably specify my date and time every month, changing my WHERE .... condition every month mannually, but I believe there is an automated way of doing it with MySQL Version 4.0.18; and your help is much appreciated.


Thanks.
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Take eicheled's answer and throw in the CURRENT_DATE() or NOW() functions, and you have it.

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Suppose that you have:
startDate & endDate DATETIME formated variables for begin and end of mounth:

SELECT * FROM my_table WHERE my_date BETWEEN startDate  AND endDate ORDER BY my_date ASC
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