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Want SSIS 2017 export to a CSV with date format to be MM/DD/YYYY

Last Modified: 2020-05-22
I'm using SSIS 2017 and SQL Server 2017.

QUESTION: when I export to a CSV file, the date is in the format YYYY-MM-DD.
How do I get the format to be in the format MM/DD/YYYY?

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Máté FarkasSQL Server Consultant

If you want to change anything in the output then you have to use a query as source instead of a table/or view.
In the query you can change the format of the date this way:
SELECT FORMAT(YourDateField, 'MM/dd/yyyy') AS [FormattedDate] ...

or use convert function:

Select convert(varchar(10), yourDate, 101) yourDate
Jim HornSQL Server Data Dude
Most Valuable Expert 2013
Author of the Year 2015

The above answers are correct.  

As a helpful nugget check out EE expert PortletPaul's handy-dandy SQL Server Date Format Cheat Sheet, which I've probably loaded over a hundred times over the years when doing date format conversions. 

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