date format

2010-08-10 15:33:39.000

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2010-08-10
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Ian GoughCommented:
javaftperCommented:
date("Y-m-d");
rgb192Author Commented:
$value ="2010-08-10 15:33:39.000"

so what do I have to do to $value
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javaftperCommented:
$valueshort = substr($value, 0, 10);

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Ray PaseurCommented:
The best and safest way is like this code snippet.

I have an article here at EE that may be useful to you.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Web_Languages-Standards/PHP/A_201-Handling-date-and-time-in-PHP-and-MySQL.html

Best, ~Ray
$value ="2010-08-10 15:33:39.000"
$ymd = date('Y-m-d', strtotime($value));

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rgb192Author Commented:
one answer was quick, another answer was 'safe'

thank you
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