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Trouble updating datetime field

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by davidkasijo, Feb 10, 2009.

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  1. davidkasijo

    davidkasijo Thread Starter

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    Hi

    I need to update all NULL records in a DateofBirth field to 01/01/1950. However, the format needs to be e.g. 05/02/1974 00:00:00. How would I go about accomplishing this?

    Many thanks

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  2. OBP

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    You do know that a Date & time field like that makes Date Calculations harder in your queries, Forms and Reports?
    The Update query does not Like the 00:00:00 part of your Date and neither does the Table, even with the Format set to General Date. However if you use 00:00:01 it will be OK, see the attached database.
    I hope the 1 second won't make that much difference.
     

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