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Posted on 2011-09-20
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Hi,
I am using an expression to show today's date but would like to show yesterday's date instead.  I am using a Report Builder 3.0 (SSRS) and trying to create a prameter to create an expression.  Here is what i have now to show today's date :
=Now()
but would like to show yesterday's date.  thanks
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Question by:karinos57
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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please try:

now()-1
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by:edlunad
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Try this...

=DateAdd("d",-1,Now())
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by:karinos57
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edlunad,
this is works only when i delete the time from the date box. In the date box it shows like this:
09/19/2011 11:39:68 AM

so if i only delete the time in here then it will work.  thanks
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edlunad earned 250 total points
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If you only want to display the Date and not the time, you should calculate the value using Today() not Now()

=DateAdd("d",-1,Today())
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by:edlunad
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If still that doesnt bring you just the Date, you can format it like this...

=FormatDateTime(DateAdd("d",-1,Today()),DateFormat.ShortDate)
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by:karinos57
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thanks
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