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  1. #1
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    Aug 2004

    Unanswered: convert sql smalldatetime column into numbers

    HI all;

    I have a simple question to ask; I need to create a column with the data from my DOB column (which has the smalldatetime type attached to it). I know how to do that but I am not too sure how to convert the data from that column int normal character for example when I copy it into my newly created column and change the type to varchar I get this jan 16 1979 from this date 1979/01/16. But I actually want the data to look like this 19790116, so in effect I just want to take out the slashes.

    Any help would be highly appreciated, thanks all.

  2. #2
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    Jul 2003
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    select convert(varchar,getdate(),112) ????
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