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Trouble with date conversion


Trouble with date conversion

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jcobb 20350
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I want to match the year field in a table and pull out all that are a year old. I'm trying to use the GETDATE and look back 1 year but I'm missing something in the conversion. Here's my script. I get an error "Msg 8114, Level 16, State 5, Line 1
Error converting data type varchar to numeric."

SELECT ih.customer_id
, ih.invoice_no
FROM invoice_hdr ih
WHERE ih.period = 12
AND ih.year_for_period = CONVERT(varchar(10),DATEADD(YEAR, -1, GETDATE()),101)
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jcobb 20350 (7/13/2013)
I want to match the year field in a table and pull out all that are a year old. I'm trying to use the GETDATE and look back 1 year but I'm missing something in the conversion. Here's my script. I get an error "Msg 8114, Level 16, State 5, Line 1
Error converting data type varchar to numeric."

SELECT ih.customer_id
, ih.invoice_no
FROM invoice_hdr ih
WHERE ih.period = 12
AND ih.year_for_period = CONVERT(varchar(10),DATEADD(YEAR, -1, GETDATE()),101)


any good?

ih.year_for_period = DATEPART(yy,DATEADD(YEAR, -1, GETDATE()))

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No. Now I get the error "Msg 156, Level 15, State 1, Line 5 Incorrect syntax near the keyword 'SELECT'." which I'm sure has to do with the SELECT in your suggestion.
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remove the "SELECT"

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I'm kind of curious why you're converting to a character string. The error message seems to indicate the ih.year_for_period field is numeric.

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J Livingston SQL (7/15/2013)
remove the "SELECT"

Perfect. That's what I wanted, just couldn't figure it out without a little help. Thanks.
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