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ConvertExecuteSQLDateAU ( text )

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Andrew Duncan, Databuzz
http://www.databuzz.com.au

Converts Dates returned by the ExecuteSQL function from YYYY-MM-DD to DD/MM/YYYY

Sample Input:
ConvertExecuteSQLDateAU ( "2015-01-30" )
Sample Output:
30/01/2015


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Description:

Converts Dates returned by the ExecuteSQL function from YYYY-MM-DD to DD/MM/YYYY. ExecuteSQL accepts only the SQL-92 syntax ISO date and time formats with no braces. Dates are returned as text strings in this format:

YYYY-MM-DD

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

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This is assuming that the date format in use is d/m/y.

In order to make the calculation indpendent of any locale settings, use the Date() function instead, for example:

Let ( [
ymd = Substitute ( text ; "-" ; ¶ ) ;
year = GetValue ( ymd ; 1 ) ;
month = GetValue ( ymd ; 2 ) ;
day = GetValue ( ymd ; 3 )
] ;
Date ( month ; day ; year )
)

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