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Format a DateTime field

Posted on 2012-04-10
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Hi Guys,

Can somebody help me to format a Datetime field "Eventdate"  in my SQL query to this format:

24 Jul 2012

This is the query:

"SELECT EventDate, EventDescription FROM Events"
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Question by:dizzycat
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CONVERT(VARCHAR(11), eventdate, 106)
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IF eventdate is datetime then

SELECT CONVERT(VARCHAR(11),EventDate,106) AS [DD MON YYYY]  EventDescription FROM Events
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by:wdosanjos
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SELECT convert(varchar(20),EventDate,106) as EventDate, EventDescription FROM Events

Other date/time formatting options here:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms187928%28v=sql.100%29.aspx
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by:Anuroopsundd
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by:sdstuber
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wouldn't a split be in order?
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