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Posted on 2006-06-19
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I want to preserve the seconds and milliseconds in the timestamp when I assign it to a variable:

select current_timestamp

returns:
2006-06-19 12:00:34.770


Declare @TimeString nvarchar(50)
set @TimeString = (select current_timestamp)

returns:
Jun 19 2006 11:58AM
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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Declare @TimeString nvarchar(50)
select @TimeString = convert(varchar(30),current_timestamp,120)
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Aneesh Retnakaran earned 500 total points
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Declare @TimeString nvarchar(50)
set @TimeString = CONVERT(varchar,getdate(),121)
SELECT @TimeString
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