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Format Time in MS SQL Server 2012 Query

Hello. My environment is MS SQL Server 2012. I am trying to get my query to output the time in a readable format. Currently, it outputs the time in the below format. I would like to have it output into something like 11-01-2013 or 2013-11-01. Is this possible?

20131101140039.000000-420

Below is my query.
SELECT Time
from v_GS_DEPLOYMENT
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Lorrec
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JimFiveCommented:
Maybe:
SELECT CONVERT(datetime, Time, 101)
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UnifiedISCommented:
I don't think SQL will recognize that as a valid datetime.  Is it a string data type of some sort?

This assumes there will always be 4 digit year, 2 digit month, 2 digit day to start the string:
SELECT LEFT(Time, 4) + '-' + SUBSTRING(Time, 5,2) + '-' + SUBSTRING(Time, 7,2)
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LorrecAuthor Commented:
Thank you. This is what I needed.
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LorrecAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for Lorrec's comment #a39696713

for the following reason:

Thank you for the quick response.
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JimFiveCommented:
Lorrec should accept the response that helped him.
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UnifiedISCommented:
I agree with JimFive, it appears that one or both of our comments were helpful in resolving the problem.
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LorrecAuthor Commented:
Thank you for the assistance.
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