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How query data using date part of a date/time field

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In a table I have a date/time field that looks like this for example:

4/16/2014 12:43:41 PM

But I want to query records using just the date part of that information.

My query criteria looks like:

Between [Forms]![frmSelectDatesForLaborTranxReport]![txtStart] And [Forms]![frmSelectDatesForLaborTranxReport]![txtEnd]

But I 'm sure I have to change it somehow to return the records that have 4/16/2014 or whatever date range is entered in frmSelectDatesForLaborTranxReport

How can I do this?

--Steve
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE ) earned 500 total points
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You can use DateValue:

WHERE DateValue(YourDateField) BETWEEN [Forms]![frmSelectDatesForLaborTranxReport]![txtStart] And [Forms]![frmSelectDatesForLaborTranxReport]![txtEnd]
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by:Dale Fye (Access MVP)
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No points please.  I agree with Scott on use of the DateValue ( ), but I don't like using BETWEEN with date fields.  Personally, I would use:

WHERE DateValue([YourDateField]) >= Forms![frmSelectDatesForLaborTranxReport]!txtStart]
AND DateValue([YourDate]) <= Forms![frmSelectDatesForLaborTranxReport]!txtEnd]

Actually, I generally use:

WHERE [YourDateField] >= Forms![frmSelectDatesForLaborTranxReport]!txtStart]
AND [YourDate] < DateAdd("d", 1, Forms![frmSelectDatesForLaborTranxReport]!txtEnd])
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