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Posted on 2011-02-25
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If I have a curr_date...how do I subtract a future date

so that it would return '3 days: 15hours: 24 seconds"

so if tday is Friday feb 22, 2011...and the next process date is tomorrow sat at noon..

'1 day: 2 hours: 34 seconds'
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Question by:GlobaLevel
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DECLARE @Startdate DATETIME, @Enddate DATETIME
SET @Startdate = '2011-01-02 11:35:26'
SET @Enddate = '2011-01-06 03:15:31'

-- Query by SqlServerCurry.com
-- Total seconds in a day
DECLARE @TotalSec int
SET @TotalSec = 24*60*60;

-- Convert DateDiff into seconds
DECLARE @DiffSecs int
SET @DiffSecs = DATEDIFF(SECOND, @Startdate, @Enddate)

SELECT
CONVERT(char(2), (@DiffSecs/@TotalSec))as [Days],
CONVERT(char(2), ((@DiffSecs%@TotalSec)/3600)) as [Hours],
CONVERT(char(2), (((@DiffSecs%@TotalSec)%3600)/60)) as [Minutes],
CONVERT(char(2), (((@DiffSecs%@TotalSec)%3600)%60)) as [Seconds]

Link: http://www.sqlservercurry.com/2011/01/date-difference-in-sql-server-in-days.html
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by:mankowitz
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Use the TIMEDIFF function. In order to determine the time between now and feb 25, 2011 at 1:15:23 AM, you'd use

select timediff(now(), 20110225011523)
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by:GlobaLevel
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rocky...

great code....

just trying to mod yours into the below...

DECLARE @NEXT_DELIVERY_DATE NVARCHAR(MAX)
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SET @NEXT_DELIVERY_DATE = 'SCHEDULED FOR THIS ' + @ACTUAL_DAY + ' : ' + @DAYS + ' Days ' + @HOURS + ' Hours' +
@MIN + ' Mins ' + @SEC + ' Secs LEFT TILL LAUNCH'
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by:GlobaLevel
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got it...
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