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Querying date/time access

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I have a field in an access database that looks like this "05/08/1986 11:30:00 AM" and I want to query it to just get this, "05/08/1986".

How do I do that?
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On your form, set the format property of that textbox to "Short Date"


You can also set the format property of the field in the underlying table or in the query itself to Short Date
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You may use FORMAT function:

FORMAT(YourDateTime, "mm/dd/yyyy")

More info: http://www.techonthenet.com/access/functions/date/format.php
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To do this right in the query...Short Date
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Coaster_brook_trout,

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