converting a date that is in INT format in SQL to standard date format xx/xx/xxxx
Posted on 2004-10-12
I have a SQL server DB on the backend and a program that uses it written in Clarion 5 on the front end. Problem is Clarion is writing dates and times as date type INT (length 4) and I am now using MS Access 2003 for reports and some queries and I don't know where and how to convert the data. For example, the data is as follows: date format= 74300, and the time format= 3578973. The programmer I used suggested the following code: CAST(PMT_DATE - 36163 AS datetime). Problem is, I have no clue where to put it or how to execute the code. Any help?