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Crystal Reports 11 - Date Range Filter

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Hello experts,

I have a crystal report that is built on a Command that has a date field in the form of yyyymmdd.  I have desire to filter my data based on a user-entered date range, so to do that, I had to first have a formula that converts that field to a number:

@{Due Date}:
CDate (ToNumber (Left ({Command.apptDate},4 )),ToNumber (Mid ({Command.apptDate},5 ,2 )),ToNumber (Right ({Command.apptDate},2 )))

{?Due Date Param}
I built a parameter as a Date datatype, allowing range values, and assigned that parameter to the

Select Filter:
{@Due Date} = {?Due Date 2}

I now have a need to have the select the date equal to the range, but PLUS 30 days from the Due Date Variable above -- @{Due Date}

So, in theory something like:

Select Filter:
{@Due Date} = {?Due Date 2} + 30

So that if the data set looks like:

20130125
20121225
20121125
20121025
20120925
20120825
20120725

And you entered a range of

2012-11-25 to 2012-12-25

it would return dates in this range, up to 30 days in the future, or 2013-01-25:

20130125
20121225
20121125

I appreciate the time and help!

Thanks
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Change your Command to include :

convert(datetime,<datefield>,112) as ConvertedDate
This will provide you with a field with date format
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