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Converting SQL server date to string

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Hi I am creating a modify page in php. I am trying to extract the fields from the sqlserver table, display in php, then modify and save the changes. I have been able to get this to work in other forms, but this one contains a date data type in sqlserver. The error code I keep recieving is
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Catchable fatal error: Object of class DateTime could not be converted to string in C:\xampp\htdocs\PHPfiles\energymodifyform.php on line 121
This is confusing because in the sqlserver table the Date fields datatype is "date", not datetime.
I am posting below the php I used .
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  <tr>
	<td><div align="center">
	<?php echo $result["DATE_REC"];?></div></td>

	<td><?php echo $result["D_06_GARE_D01"];?></td>
    <td><?php echo $result["D_05_GARE_D02"];?></td>
	
    <td><?php echo $result["D_12_GARE_D04"];?></td>
    <td><?php echo $result["D_08_GARE_D05"];?></td>
    <td align="right"><?php echo $result["D_10_GARE_D06"];?></td>
	
    <td align="right"><?php echo $result["USER_CREA"];?></td>
	
    <td align="right"><?php echo $result["DATE_CREA"];?></td>
   

	<td align="center"><a href="energymodify.php?ID=<?php echo $result["DATE_REC"];?>">Modify</a></td>	
  </tr>

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Question by:peter Ojeda
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Ray Paseur earned 500 total points
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Please go to line 121 in your script and use var_dump($result) to print out the variable, then post that here in the code snippet, thanks.

Also, please post the entire PHP script.  When the error is on line 121, but there are only 19 lines in the code snippet, we are surely missing something!
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by:peter Ojeda
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Hi ray sorry through about a hour and a half of trial and error I was able to get this to work. I used ->format("Y-m-d"). Went to close it 1 minute after you posted.
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Yes, that's usually the best way to format a string from a DateTime object.

More examples here:
https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/20920/Handling-Time-and-Date-in-PHP-and-MySQL-OOP-Version.html

Best of luck with your project, ~Ray
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