Query: How to select Time only from a datetime field?

Posted on 2004-09-21
Last Modified: 2008-02-07
How to select only time from a datetime field?

I have a datetime field named SentTime.
I only want to select the Time from the field..

sample data of TimeSent:
21/09/2004 12:58:41 PM

But I only want to select 12:58:41 PM...
how to do it?
Question by:p931226
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appari earned 30 total points
ID: 12119744
use convert function.

select convert(varchar,getDate(),108)

in your sql

Select convert(varchar,SentTime,108) from yourTable

Author Comment

ID: 12119825
Hi, appari
I follow ur method, it shown

Any method that will make it shown like:
07:00:00 PM ???


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Expert Comment

ID: 12119901
i think no direct way
try like this

select substring(convert(varchar,getdate(),100),13,9)

Author Comment

ID: 12120026
thanks, appari..

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