Sql Datetime in where clause?

steven
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I am using a time field in my where clause that is returning the proper results..except for April and May below is the query?

declare @sdate date
declare @edate date

set  @sdate  = dateadd(YY,-1,GETDATE())
set  @edate  = GETDATE()

select @sdate, @edate

select datepart(m,recorddate),SUM(qty_invoiced)
from   inv_item
where item = 'f7000356'
and    tax_date between @sdate and @edate
group by  datepart(m,recorddate)



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When i run the below the results are correct if i change the month to  05 again the results are correct?

 


select datepart(m,tax_date),SUM(qty_invoiced)
from   inv_item
where item = 'f7000356'
and    tax_date       between '04/01/2012' and '04/30/2012'
group by  datepart(m,tax_date)



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Commented:
We need some examples of "proper results." What does your data look like, what are the expected results and what are the actual results?
stevendeveloper

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Results from first query: (4 and 5 are incorrect)
1      411.00000000
2      107.00000000
3      360.00000000
4      668.00000000
5      164.00000000
6      836.00000000
7      422.00000000
8      30.00000000
10      81.00000000
11      432.00000000
12      180.00000000
Expected Results of 4 and 5  (There are 2 carring over from 4 to 5)
4      742.00000000
5      90.00000000

The two carring over both have the date 2012-04-30 00:00:00.000, they are both added to MAY resulting in the 164 total.
stevendeveloper

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It was created on 05/01/2012 tax_date was back dated to 04/30/2012, but i would think they results should still be returned properly from the first query also.
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Commented:
Is it an option to change your query to include times, just to make sure you're picking up the right values ?

You shouldn't ever assume values if you're looking for exact results, specify exactly what you want:

select datepart(m,tax_date),SUM(qty_invoiced)
from   inv_item
where item = 'f7000356'
and tax_date between '04/01/2012 00:00:00.000' and '04/30/2012 23:59:59.999'
group by  datepart(m,tax_date)

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The problem was the group by.  It is now running properly I am very sorry.  Thank you for the help.  The first query had the group by on record date.
stevendeveloper

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The group by incorrect.

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