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Is there a way to format a date inputted as 20140101 to 2014-01-01 in an SQL statement in MS Access?
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Question by:morinia
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Randy Poole earned 500 total points
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I assume that is a string?  Select Left(yourfield,4)+'-'+Mid(yourfield,5,2)+'-'+Right(yourfield,2) as yourdate from yourtable
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Assuming "20140101" has been inputed as a date or datetime, then Format(<<field name>>,"yyyy-mm-dd") should work.

If it is a string, then Randy's answer is correct.
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