SQL Server - Looking to format smalldatetime as HH:MM AM or HH:MM PM

Input = 1/1/2000 02:34:00, Desired Output = 02:34 AM
Input = 1/1/2000 16:34:00, Desired Output = 04:34 PM

Presumably, I use CONVERT.  What do I use as the third argument?
jdanaAsked:
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sventhanCommented:
  SELECT substring(convert(varchar(20), GetDate(), 9), 13, 5)
+ ' ' + substring(convert(varchar(30), GetDate(), 9), 25, 2)
Nathan RileyFounderCommented:
select substring(convert(varchar(20),'1/1/2000 02:34:00'),10,5)
+ '' + substring(convert(varchar(30),'1/1/2000 02:34:00'),25,2)

select substring(convert(varchar(20),'1/1/2000 04:34:00'),10,5)
+ '' + substring(convert(varchar(30),'1/1/2000 04:34:00'),25,2)
Ephraim WangoyaCommented:


SELECT
  convert(varchar(5), DateField, 108) +
  case
  when DatePart(minute, DateField) > 12 then
    ' PM'
  else
    ' AM'
  end
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Ephraim WangoyaCommented:
oops, should be hour

SELECT
  convert(varchar(5), DateField, 108) +
  case
  when DatePart(hour, DateField) > 12 then
    ' PM'
  else
    ' AM'
  end

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SharathData EngineerCommented:
try this.

select right(convert(varchar(30),convert(datetime,'1/1/2000 04:34:00'),100),7)
jdanaAuthor Commented:
ewangoya,

I like the CASE.  It keeps it clean.  I added a LEFT to prune the seconds.

SELECT
  LEFT(convert(varchar(5), DateField, 108),5) +
  case
  when DatePart(hour, DateField) > 12 then
    ' PM'
  else
    ' AM'
  end
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