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Looking between dates in my db.

Posted on 2011-02-17
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$firstOfMonth = date("Y-m-d", strtotime('01/'.date('m').'/'.date('Y').'00:00:00'));
$lastOfMonth = date("Y-m-d", strtotime('-1 second',strtotime('+1 month',strtotime('01/'.date('m').'/'.date('Y').'00:00:00'))));
echo $firstOfMonth.'....'.$lastOfMonth;
 $getuserprofile =  mysql_query("SELECT * from race12 WHERE ev_dat between '$firstOfMonth' and '$lastOfMonth'");
 $num_rows = mysql_num_rows( $getuserprofile);

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Im getting no results even though there are 2 dates with 2011-02-10

and when i echo
echo $firstOfMonth.'....'.$lastOfMonth;

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i get

2011-01-02....2011-02-01 when it should be 2011-01-01....2011-01-lastday
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Question by:runnerjp2005
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by:dsmile
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2011-01-02....2011-02-01 when it should be 2011-01-01....2011-01-lastday

--> do you mean

2011-01-02....2011-02-01 when it should be 2011-02-01....2011-02-lastday
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by:runnerjp2005
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woops... yes i do lol
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by:dsmile
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If that was the case then the part of preparing input date should be like this

$firstOfMonth = date("Y-m-d", strtotime(date('m').'/01/'.date('Y').' 00:00:00'));
$lastOfMonth = date("Y-m-d", strtotime('-1 second',strtotime('+1 month',strtotime(date('m').'/01/'.date('Y').' 00:00:00'))));

What is type of ev_dat?
You query will only work if its type is DATE
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dsmile earned 500 total points
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BTW, you don't have to create exact last date.
To fulfill your requirement of select data from first to last date of the month, you can easily (and safely)  use this

$firstOfMonth = date("Y-m-01");
$lastOfMonth = date("Y-m-31");

Cheers
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by:runnerjp2005
ID: 34914757
thats WELL easy to the way i am doing it...thanks :)
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