Access 2003 query, return todays date from date/time field

Posted on 2011-09-06
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Date() doesn't seem to work with a date/time field, because it returns zero records even though there are records from today. How do I work around that?
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
ID: 36492312
try this query

select * from table
where [dateField] between Date() and Date()+1

or this

select * from table
where datevalue([dateField])= Date()

Author Comment

ID: 36492347
That second one works perfectly, thanks very much. One last question related to that.... is there a way to sort the results of that date/time field? In the datasheet view it can be sorted, but in the form which displays the results, it just displays them random, even if I set the query properties to ascending on that field.
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Expert Comment

by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
ID: 36492365
select * from table
where datevalue([dateField])= Date()
order by [dateField]

Author Comment

ID: 36492426
Beautiful, thanks again very much.

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