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How to get the first day of any month


How to get the first day of any month

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Hi Folks,

How to get the first ay of any month, Normally we will concatenate '01' TO DATE FUNTION and set 01 as the default first day of the month.bUT FOR EVERY MONTH I SHOULD GET FIRST DAY

EXAMPLE; firstday of the month is 01 with their datename(week day)
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HI,

TRY THIS

select getdate() + (1 - DAY(getdate()))
select DATENAME(weekday,(getdate() + 1 - DAY(getdate())))


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Here's a link to a blog post by Lynn Pettis that I refer to whenever I need a date routine.



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select FirstDayOfMonth = dateadd(mm,datediff(mm,0,getdate()),0)



Results:
FirstDayOfMonth 
-----------------------
2009-08-01 00:00:00.000


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select getdate() + ((1 - DAY(getdate()))) If today is 01 then it wont work to pick first day of month..

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