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date format in the select statement

date format in the select statement

date format in the select statement

(OP)
Hi,

I'm trying to write a simple select statement that includes a date, however I want to drop the time do all I get in the record set is dd/mm/yyy.

Any ideas?

Cheers in advance

RE: date format in the select statement

What version of InterBase?

If IB6 and up, try CAST(mytimestampfield AS DATE) in a Dialect 3 database.



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Martijn Tonies
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http://www.upscene.com

RE: date format in the select statement

(OP)
Hi,

I am working with IB7. I have used the cast function but set it as string(11) which chops of the time. This is very crude I know but that's what the documentation told me to do! However 'said' documentation is for v5 so I will try your suggestion when I get the chance.

Cheers,
Kevin.

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