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GetDate - in where clause

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Hi,

I need to get extract the year and month from the currentdate and concatenate with 01

YYYYMM01

e.g. 20140501

I have tried various ways :

left
datepart
cast
convert

But just not happening, please can anyone help...

Thanks
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SELECT YEAR(GETDATE())*10000 + MONTH(GETDATE())*100 + DAY(GETDATE())
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Here is another way.


select CONVERT(varchar, dateadd(mm, datediff(mm, 0, GETDATE()), 0), 112)



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wow thanks for the quick reply it worked, i changed the day to

+ '01' as need it to represent 01 always.

Intrigued as to why need to *1000 for year and *100 month?

Will this still if work if month = 10, 11 or 12?
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SQL Guy 1 (5/7/2014)
SELECT YEAR(GETDATE())*10000 + MONTH(GETDATE())*100 + DAY(GETDATE())


You could just use convert on GETDATE() to accomplish this. ;-)


select CONVERT(varchar, getdate(), 112)



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hi sean,

i always need the day to be 01
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select CONVERT(varchar(6), getdate(), 112) +'01'

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Informer30 (5/7/2014)
hi sean,

i always need the day to be 01


Yeah that is exactly what my first post does. ;-)

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ok thanks guys all great replies....
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