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Excel date convert problem

I have one column in excel 2007 in the format of m/d/yyyy h:mm, but I'm trying to run query to group results to days. That means I want to eliminate time for that column. What should I do ?
Although I can change the format directly to m/d/yyyy, but the query GROUP BY dates will still group results to hours.

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CodingCat
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Patrick MatthewsCommented:
If the query is running in SQL Server...

SELECT CONVERT(datetime, CONVERT(varchar, DateColumn, 102)) AS TheDate, SUM(Something)
FROM SomeTable
GROUP BY CONVERT(datetime, CONVERT(varchar, DateColumn, 102))
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David ToddSenior DBACommented:
Hi,

In excel use the trunc() function

in a3 put
=NOW()

in b3 put
=TRUNC(A3, 0 )

Format the results as appropriate ...

Cheers
  David
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