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How to do the first date of the year in command

How to do the first date of the year in command

How to do the first date of the year in command

I have a report that needs to be ran by schedule. So I need to set the time range to the first date of the year to the current date in Command. Here is what I am doing, but does not work in command:
register_date between date(year(currentdate),1,1) and sysdate
date(year(currentdate),1,1) works fine in the formula, show 1/1/2017. But does not work in command, Even I replace currentdate with sysdate, still got the error:
Failed to retrieve data from database. Detail: ORA-00936. Missing expression
How can I set the report run with the first day of the year in Command? Is it possible? Thank you very much for any help!!!

RE: How to do the first date of the year in command

I figured it out.
In command, the query syntax should work for your database. Since my report runs against Oracle database, so I do the following and it works.

register_date between TRUNC(sysDate,'YEAR') and sysDate

Hope that will help anyone who has the same issue.

RE: How to do the first date of the year in command

This didn't work for you originally because you can't use Crystal functions in a Command - you can only use the syntax that's specific for your database. Also, the syntax you posted only works with Oracle. If you're using a different type of database, you'll use different syntax.

For more information about using commands, go here: https://blogs.sap.com/2015/04/01/best-practices-wh...


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