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datetime to month - year


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How convert to do Datetime to month-year

input -
2009-01-23 1:12:52.253

output needed-
Jan-2009?

I tried by datepart but not got requried results.
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try..


SELECT DATENAME(mm,'2009-01-23 1:12:52.253') + '-' + datename(yy,'2009-01-23 1:12:52.253')


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Will this work for you?

select left(datename(mm, getdate()), 3) + '-' + cast(datename(yyyy, getdate()) as char(4))



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The question I would ask is where are you displaying the output. Is it in Excel, reporting services? I gather you want to get sales per month or something similar for this. My query would look something like this.
SELECT DATEADD( MONTH, DATEDIFF( MONTH, 0, '11-Jan-2009'), 0)

Then the aggregation on that, and in the report I would format it to be MMM-yyyy.
My opinion
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Lynn Pettis (3/19/2009)
Will this work for you?

select left(datename(mm, getdate()), 3) + '-' + cast(datename(yyyy, getdate()) as char(4))




No casting needed when you used DATENAME, Lynn. :-)

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Jeff -
How then would one be able to sort chronologically on this field? Is there a way to keep the format while changing the data type to a numeric format?
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andell_ramsay (12/15/2010)
Jeff -
How then would one be able to sort chronologically on this field? Is there a way to keep the format while changing the data type to a numeric format?


To answer the questions above in order... You can't and yes. :-P

See the following SQL Spackle article for one way to do this...
http://www.sqlservercentral.com/articles/T-SQL/71511/

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