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convert date to sql server format

andieje
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Hi

How do i convert the datte in a date or datetime object into the format required by sql server which is

yyyy-mm-dd

is there a build is function?

thanks
andrea
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Commented:
if i understand you correctly...

Dim d as DateTime
d=#6/25/2006#
Messagebox.Show(d.ToString("yyyy-MM-dd")

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Commented:
thanks for your answer. It certainly is correct. However, I'm sure once on this forum someone told me of a built in function. It may have had internation or local or something like that in the name. I shall award you the points but do you happen to know what this other function may be?

thanks
andrea
if you are trying to convert strDate into date value, you can use cdate(strDate).ToShortDateString... you can enter date in dd/mm/yyyy format as well... sql server is not very picky
Praveen KumarArchitect

Commented:
sorry, i dont remember such function name.
You could also use the format function.

d=Microsoft.Visualbasic.Format(#6/25/2006#,"yyyy-MM-dd")

or

d=Microsoft.Visualbasic.FormatDateTime(#6/25/2006#,DateFormat.ShortDate)

This one is dependent upon the regional settings on your computer however.
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