Getting Current Monthend

Posted on 2008-06-20
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
Hi all,
Does anyone know how to calculate current monthend date from a date..

so 29-04-2008

Question by:MickeyMin
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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this should do:
select dateadd(day, -1,dateadd(month, 1,convert(datetime,convert(varchar(8),  your_date_field , 120) + '01',120)))

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ID: 21829606
sorry but I think my date is a string '20080429'

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ID: 21829612
if I just run this part  select dateadd(day, -1,dateadd(month, 1,'20080429'))

it returns

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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 250 total points
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no problem:
select dateadd(day, -1,dateadd(month, 1,convert(datetime,left('20080429',6) + '01',112)))

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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 21829619
note: if you want to get a "date range" query to include up to the last day of the month, it should best be something like this, doing a < of the first of next month:
select ...
where yourfield < dateadd(month, 1,convert(datetime,left('20080429',6) + '01',112))

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