SQL Dates

My results are not returning the correct results.

--[ApptBookedDate] datetime
--YYYY-MM-DD HH:MI:SS

WHERE
        CONVERT(DATETIME, o.ApptBookedDateTime)  < '2014-04-12 14:00:00:000'  

returns - 2014-12-04 13:59:00.000
aneilgAsked:
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Haris DulicCommented:
Hi,

not really sure what is the problem here, what should be returned i.e. desired output?
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aneilgAuthor Commented:
I want dates returned < 12th April 2014 - 2pm

my results return 04th December 2014.
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aneilgAuthor Commented:
o.ApptBookedDateTime_dte is a datetime field.

so I should be able just to do         o.ApptBookedDateTime_dte  < '2014-04-12 14:00:00:000
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aneilgAuthor Commented:
this seems to work. o.ApptBookedDateTime_dte  < '2014-04-12'  

if I remove the HH:MI:SS but I need them in the query.
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
You can try this:
WHERE 
         CONVERT(DATETIME, o.ApptBookedDateTime)  < CONVERT(VARCHAR,'2014-04-12 14:00:00:000',114)

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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
CONVERT(DATETIME, o.ApptBookedDateTime)

your field IS already datetime, so you shall not apply the convert function there:
see this article:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Database/Miscellaneous/A_1499-DATE-and-TIME-don%27t-be-scared-and-do-it-right-the-first-time.html
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aneilgAuthor Commented:
still returns 2014-12-04 13:59:00.000

04th December
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Then try with code 120:
WHERE 
         CONVERT(DATETIME, o.ApptBookedDateTime)  < CONVERT(VARCHAR,'2014-04-12 14:00:00:000',120)

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In this MSDN article you can see all available codes.
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aneilgAuthor Commented:
thanks.

forgot to add

SET DATEFORMAT MDY
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
>still returns 2014-12-04 13:59:00.000
so, you want to format the OUTPUT ...

which is in the SELECT itself:

SELECT CONVERT(varchar(20), o.ApptBookedDateTime, 101)
 FROM ...
WHERE  o.ApptBookedDateTime  < CONVERT(datetime, '2014-04-12 14:00:00:000'  , 120)
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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
<wild guess>
Copy-paste the COMPLETE WHERE clause into this question, just in case there is any logic such as AND / OR or any precedence constraints ( ) that is causing this date comparison to only fire on a subset of rows.
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