SQL Syntax - Date Format in MySQL

Hi Guys,

I have a field (varchar), and it contains like this :


I wanna have "select syntax" that convert the date into this format : YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS

So it will be like this : 2005-07-27 00:00:00, and 2010-12-17 00:00:00

I try this syntax, but it gave NULL : select str_to_date(closing_date, "%d-%b-%Y") from table1

Please help. Thanks before.
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Try this.  '%b' was expecting a text like 'Jan', '%m' is looking for a number.
select str_to_date(closing_date, "%d-%m-%Y") from table1;

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select cast(concat(
      as datetime)
from tbl

select str_to_date(closing_date, "%d/%m/%Y") from tbl;

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Try this:

SELECT CAST(STR_TO_DATE(closing_date, "%d/%m/%Y") AS DATETIME)
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