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Database Query

Database Query

Database Query

(OP)
I am using the Database Region Wizard to run a query on a table in an Access database. The table field I must query off in Access is a Date/Time field in Short Date format (3/12/99). Unfortunately, the FrontPage text box I created needs to send a date formatted result to the asp script to run the Select query from Access. Since I cannot figure out how to have the text form field convert the date the user enters in to an actual Date/Time format that Access understands I am getting a Data Type Mismatch error. If I run the query on a text field in Access it works fine. Any suggestions on converting a text date to a valid date format?? The trick being that the date the user enters is always going to vary.

RE: Database Query

Have you tried doing the comparison using date to char/char to date functions to make both fields character fields for comparison purposes?

Im trying to create the same kind of page. Its no problem to create a database region, but I havnt a clue how to get a date range from a user to run the query agains. Ive read everything I can find on the subject, but nothing is clear on how to get the user input.

good luck.
bob

RE: Database Query

(OP)
Thanks for replying. My solution ended up being using a LIKE statement. The user enters a date to query on and my code simply says - SELECT * FROM change WHERE DateEntered LIKE '%%%DateEntered%%%' AND WorkCompDate Is Null AND "Completed?" = No AND ApprovedBy Is Null AND RejectedDate Is Null
It works fine, however, it would not be a solution for a date range query though.

Thanks for the response!
Stacey

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