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convert date to sql server format

Posted on 2006-10-31
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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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Praveen Kumar earned 2000 total points
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if i understand you correctly...

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

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by:andieje
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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
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by:shahprabal
ID: 17842006
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
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by:Praveen Kumar
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sorry, i dont remember such function name.
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by:phillip_chapman
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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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