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smalldatetime format


smalldatetime format

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river1
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Hi,

I have databases where i have to insert a date value with the format:

format (now, "yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss")

Other databases i have to insert a date format like this:

format (now, "dd-mm-yyyy hh:mm:ss")


Can someone explain why?


Thank you
Carolyn Richardson
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It may be because the collation of the databases are different, one being say UK one being US, and the date is being entered not by a date field but by a text field so it needs to be formatted in the correct date format for the database. If the value was being inserted as a date correctly then the collation shouldn't make a difference, the database should handle it.

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