Crystal reports month formula

I need a formula that looks at a date like 03-13-2012 and tells me what month it is.  

If datefield starts with 03 then March, kind of formula.
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CrashmanCommented:
formula
for date

ToText(CurrentDate,'dd-MM-yyyy')

ToText(CurrentDate,’MMM’)       “Oct”
ToText(CurrentDate,’MMM’)       “October”
ToText(CurrentDate,’MMMM yyyy’)       “October 2010"
ToText(CurrentDate,’MMMM, yyyy’)       “October, 2010"
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mlmccCommented:
Is it a date field or a string?

If it is a date then use the above as
   ToText({YourDateFIeld}, 'MMM')

If it is a string then

    MonthName(Val(Left({yourDateString},2)))

or

    MonthName(Val(Left({yourDateString},2)),True)

mlmcc
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