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Changing data type from string to date?

Changing data type from string to date?

Changing data type from string to date?

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I'm working with a report based on a SQL view set up by one of our 'experts'.  For reasons only known to himself, one of the fields (MOD_DATE) has been created as a string (DD/MM/YY).  The appearance on the report is suitable for my needs (date is in English format), but obviously can't be sorted etc. as it's a string.

Does anyone have any ideas on how to change this to a true date, please?

RE: Changing data type from string to date?

See the FAQ in the general forum.

Ken Hamady
http://www.kenhamady.com/
Crystal Reports Training/Consulting and a
Quick Reference Guide to VB/Crystal (including ADO)

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