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Use SQL to return date as a string

Posted on 2011-02-20
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I need to return a datetime collumn value as a string.

The following is not correct.

string strRenewalDateSQL = "SELECT Convert(DateTime,DateAdd(month,1,LastPaidDate),101) AS RenewalDate ";
            strRenewalDateSQL += "FROM Subscriptions  WHERE UserID = '" + strUserID + "'";

What is the correct syntax?
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by:Raheman M. Abdul
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by:Dovberman
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I tried :

string strRenewalDateSQL = "SELECT CONVERT(varchar,  LastPaidDate, 101) AS LastPaidDate ";
            strRenewalDateSQL += "FROM Subscriptions  WHERE UserID = '" + strUserID + "'";

This does not return LastPaidDate as a string.

Please help. I found it difficult to try several of the many examples.

Please correct the syntax.

Thanks,
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Anthony Perkins earned 250 total points
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This last looks good to me.  What exactly is the problem/error message?
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by:Dovberman
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strUserID is not a valid user.

My code returned none as expected.

All is OK now.

Thanks,
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by:Dovberman
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Thank you.
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