Need help with a query

Hi Experts,

I have a query.

select distinct PONum ,POCreatedDt from BOMPORFQ where BomID =20 and PartID =123 and ponum != ''

POCreatedDt  is in yyyymmdd format. Can I change it to mm/dd/yyyy format in the query?

Thanks in advance.
RadhaKrishnaKiJayaAsked:
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
If is a varchar field then convert it to date field:
select distinct PONum ,CAST(POCreatedDt AS DATE)
from BOMPORFQ 
where BomID =20 and PartID =123 and ponum != ''

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Jordan VanderflierSoftware DeveloperCommented:
If DateTime or Date Field
Use Format()

  SELECT DISTINCT PONum
                        ,FORMAT(POCreatedDt, 'MM/dd/yyyy') AS POCreatedDt
  FROM BOMPORFQ
  WHERE BomID = 20
  and PartID = 123
  and ponum != ''

If varchar cast to Date first
  SELECT DISTINCT PONum
                        ,FORMAT(CAST(POCreatedDt as date), 'MM/dd/yyyy') AS POCreatedDt
  FROM BOMPORFQ
  WHERE BomID = 20
  and PartID = 123
  and ponum != ''

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Mike EghtebasDatabase and Application DeveloperCommented:
You may need to use:

and IsNull(ponum, '') != ''

this will handle both null and empty string.
RadhaKrishnaKiJayaAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much. It worked!!
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