Access: Display Year and Quarter from Date field

Posted on 2009-05-08
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
I want to know how I can display the year and quarter from a field that contains the date, example datefield. The format of the field is as follow: 4/30/2009  3:51:00 PM. I would like to create a table and have a field name "Year and Quarter" and display the data as 2009-Q2.
Question by:Unreal1998
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Access MVP) earned 500 total points
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Try this:

SELECT DatePart("yyyy",[datefield]) & "-Q" & DatePart("q",[datefield]) AS YQ INTO TableYQ
FROM Table1;


Expert Comment

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You can use the format tool



Format(Now,"yyyy") & "Q" &  Format(Now,"q")
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Expert Comment

ID: 24344148
How about Format(fldDate,"yyyy-\Qq")
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Expert Comment

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More precisely:

SELECT fldDate, Format(fldDate,"yyyy-\Qq") AS [Year and Quarter] FROM myTable;

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