SELECT * where TODAY minus ONE DAY

Okay so If I do...

SELECT * from orders

the 'OrderDate' column is formatted like '2007-03-28 16:29:35.000'

but if I do

SELECT * from Orders where OrderDate = '2007-03-28' then nothing is displayed.

What I ultimatley want is to do

SELECT * from Orders where OrderDate = DATEADD(day, -1, GETDATE())

But no results are returned even if there is data there.

Please somone help.  Need this workin for tonight.

Thanks,

Andrew.
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Ved Prakash AgrawalDatabase Consultant/Performance ArchitectCommented:


SELECT * from Orders where CONVERT(varchar(10),OrderDate,120) = '2007-03-28'
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cognos79Commented:
SELECT * from Orders
where datediff(day,OrderDate,GETDATE()) = 1
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Racim BOUDJAKDJIDatabase Architect - Dba - Data ScientistCommented:
You may consider this for previous day records...

SELECT * from Orders where convert(varchar(8), OrderDate, 112) = convert(varchar(8), DATEADD(day, -1, GETDATE()), 112)...

Hope this helps...
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Ved Prakash AgrawalDatabase Consultant/Performance ArchitectCommented:
SELECT * from Orders
 where OrderDate >=CONVERT(varchar(10),getdate(),120) AND
      OrderDate < CONVERT(varchar(10),DATEADD(day, 1, GETDATE()),120)


you can use any one query
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lahousdenCommented:
You are being caught in the datetime trap - you always need to consider the fact that the time is tacked on.  To accomlish what you intended by

SELECT * from Orders where OrderDate = '2007-03-28' then nothing is displayed.

you would need to run

SELECT * from Orders
where OrderDate >= '2007-03-28'
and OrderDate < '2007-03-29'

(so that all the times are considered, not only those orders that were created at exactly midnight).

To accomplish your ultimate goal:

SELECT * from Orders
where OrderDate >= convert (datetime, convert (nvarchar, GetDate(), 101), 101) - 1
and OrderDate < convert (datetime, convert (nvarchar, GetDate(), 101), 101)

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andrewmilnerAuthor Commented:
Thanks guys, very speed responses there.  Very impressed.

I think I like this one best

SELECT * from Orders
where datediff(day,OrderDate,GETDATE()) = 1

as there's never going to be any orders made by people with time machines.
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AtropaCommented:
I think that the easiest solution would be:

SELECT * from Orders where OrderDate = Convert(VarChar(10, DATEADD(day, -1, GETDATE()), 101)

It would be like saying:

SELECT * from Orders where OrderDate = '3/28/2007'

Which would return the corect results.

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vsrobCommented:
FOR SSIS one day Minus Current Date, Create DateTime Variable

and Insert following script

@[User::DATALOADDIR]+"S30_SERINDEX_" +
Right("0" + (DT_STR,4,1252) DatePart("DD",DATEADD("DD",-1,getdate()  ) ),2)
 +
Right("0" + (DT_STR,4,1252) DatePart("MM",DATEADD("DD",-1,getdate()  ) ),2)
+Right("0" + (DT_STR,4,1252) DatePart("YY",DATEADD("DD",-1,getdate()  ) ),4)

+".CSV"
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