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Update "yyyy" to "2013"

Posted on 2013-01-10
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I have a Microsoft Access query where I am trying to update the "yyyy" "2012" to "2013".  Here is the Select query:
SELECT Format([MyDate],"mmyyyy") AS Expr1
FROM Company_Data
WHERE (((Format([MyDate],"mmyyyy"))="012012"));
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Question by:donnie91910
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by:IrogSinta
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I'm not sure I understand the question.  Wouldn't  you just change it to:
SELECT Format([MyDate],"mmyyyy") AS Expr1
FROM Company_Data
WHERE (((Format([MyDate],"mmyyyy"))="012013"));
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by:IrogSinta
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Or did you want a query to update the dates in your table that are in 2012 to 2013?
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by:Pratima Pharande
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Try this

Update  Emp_Detail

set Emp_Detail.[JoiningDate] = CDate( Format(Emp_Detail.[JoiningDate], "MM/DD/") & "2013" )

where year(Emp_Detail.[JoiningDate]) = 2005



In your case for year
Update  Company_Data

set [MyDate] = CDate( Format([MyDate], "MM/DD/") & "2013" )

where year([MyDate]) = 2012
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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if the field is date, you just want to add 1 year:

dateadd("year", 1, your_date_field)

and eventually format from there.
if it's not datetime, it would be about time to think about getting that changed ..
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mbizup earned 400 total points
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If your field is stored as TEXT (not optimal), you can use the following:

Select Query:
SELECT Replace([MyDate], "2012", "2013")
FROM Company_Data
WHERE Right([MyDate],4) = "2012"

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Update query:
UPDATE Company_Data
SET [MyDate] = Replace([MyDate], "2012", "2013")
WHERE Right([MyDate],4) = "2012"

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by:awking00
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angelIII's solution should do what you want, although I think the syntax for year interval is "yyyy" -
dateadd("yyyy", 1, your_date_field)
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