Click here to monitor SSC
SQLServerCentral is supported by Redgate
 
Log in  ::  Register  ::  Not logged in
 
 
 


set default value of date paramter as getdate()-1 in SSRS report


set default value of date paramter as getdate()-1 in SSRS report

Author
Message
sql_ques
sql_ques
Valued Member
Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 52 Visits: 393
Hi,

What is the expression to set the default date of date parameter to getdate()-1. I want the SSRS report to choose the Startdate as previous date and end date as current date.

I set the default value of parameter as =Today(), which displays current date, how to set it to previous date? Any ideas what should be the expression?

Thanks
Koen Verbeeck
Koen Verbeeck
SSCoach
SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 16441 Visits: 13202
Try this:

=DateAdd("d",-1,Today())





How to post forum questions.
Need an answer? No, you need a question.
What’s the deal with Excel & SSIS?

Member of LinkedIn. My blog at SQLKover.

MCSA SQL Server 2012 - MCSE Business Intelligence
sql_ques
sql_ques
Valued Member
Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)Valued Member (52 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 52 Visits: 393
Thanks. It worked.
Heinrich-206378
Heinrich-206378
SSC-Enthusiastic
SSC-Enthusiastic (111 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (111 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (111 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (111 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (111 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (111 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (111 reputation)SSC-Enthusiastic (111 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 111 Visits: 431
Many thanks
A.F.
A.F.
Forum Newbie
Forum Newbie (8 reputation)Forum Newbie (8 reputation)Forum Newbie (8 reputation)Forum Newbie (8 reputation)Forum Newbie (8 reputation)Forum Newbie (8 reputation)Forum Newbie (8 reputation)Forum Newbie (8 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 8 Visits: 57
Very helpful! Thanks!
jshahan
jshahan
Old Hand
Old Hand (391 reputation)Old Hand (391 reputation)Old Hand (391 reputation)Old Hand (391 reputation)Old Hand (391 reputation)Old Hand (391 reputation)Old Hand (391 reputation)Old Hand (391 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 391 Visits: 1990
For some reason the VB functions like "=Today()" would not work for the default value for a date parameter (it gave me the red angry line but would not say why it didn't like it).

I ended up making a dataset as follows and it worked fine.

select convert(date,convert(char(10),getdate(),101)) as Today

SpaveNation
SpaveNation
SSC Rookie
SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 47 Visits: 79
so in SSRS what if I wanted the date to always be tomorrows date?
Koen Verbeeck
Koen Verbeeck
SSCoach
SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 16441 Visits: 13202
rcooper 78099 (3/10/2016)
so in SSRS what if I wanted the date to always be tomorrows date?


You should be able to come up with that yourself.

This is the calculation to find "yesterday":
=DateAdd("d",-1,Today())




How to post forum questions.
Need an answer? No, you need a question.
What’s the deal with Excel & SSIS?

Member of LinkedIn. My blog at SQLKover.

MCSA SQL Server 2012 - MCSE Business Intelligence
SpaveNation
SpaveNation
SSC Rookie
SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)SSC Rookie (47 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 47 Visits: 79
=DateAdd("d",-1,Today())

I am assuming it would be
=DateAdd("d",+1,Today())
or
=DateAdd("d",1,Today())

which have both not worked.
Koen Verbeeck
Koen Verbeeck
SSCoach
SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)SSCoach (16K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 16441 Visits: 13202
rcooper 78099 (3/10/2016)
=DateAdd("d",-1,Today())

I am assuming it would be
=DateAdd("d",+1,Today())
or
=DateAdd("d",1,Today())

which have both not worked.


In what sense?
Is an error returned?



How to post forum questions.
Need an answer? No, you need a question.
What’s the deal with Excel & SSIS?

Member of LinkedIn. My blog at SQLKover.

MCSA SQL Server 2012 - MCSE Business Intelligence
Go


Permissions

You can't post new topics.
You can't post topic replies.
You can't post new polls.
You can't post replies to polls.
You can't edit your own topics.
You can't delete your own topics.
You can't edit other topics.
You can't delete other topics.
You can't edit your own posts.
You can't edit other posts.
You can't delete your own posts.
You can't delete other posts.
You can't post events.
You can't edit your own events.
You can't edit other events.
You can't delete your own events.
You can't delete other events.
You can't send private messages.
You can't send emails.
You can read topics.
You can't vote in polls.
You can't upload attachments.
You can download attachments.
You can't post HTML code.
You can't edit HTML code.
You can't post IFCode.
You can't post JavaScript.
You can post emoticons.
You can't post or upload images.

Select a forum

































































































































































SQLServerCentral


Search