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Current Date Formulas

Current Date Formulas

Current Date Formulas

I am trying to get the report to refresh when I open it up, what would be the correct formula to use if I wanted to use the current date w/o changing it everyday manually?

Right now I am using {CALLLOG.RECVDDATE} = "CurrentDate"
                               (field to report)
                               {CALLLOG.RECVDDATE} = "2001-03-13" works fine

It does not bring in anything, if i put in a date it brings in the information for that day, it is looking for matching information in that field... so = is probably not the correct expression... what would it be?

RE: Current Date Formulas

The problem is that your date field isn't really a date.  It is a character string.  The Current Date function only works with true date fields. You have to convert the Character to a true date.


Val({CALLLOG.RECVDDATE} [1 to 4] ),
Val({CALLLOG.RECVDDATE} [6 to 7] ),
Val({CALLLOG.RECVDDATE} [9 to 10]) )
= currentDate

Ken Hamady
Crystal Reports Training/Consulting and a
Quick Reference Guide to VB/Crystal (including ADO)

RE: Current Date Formulas


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