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Help with MS Query Date prompt format

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I'm just beginning to use SQL for MS Queries in Excel and am having difficulty with how to imput the date into a prompt.

I've used prompts for other fields and they seem to work fine, however, when I input the date in the query below in the following format YYYY-MM-DD, I get the following error:

"String length exceeds column length parameter truncated."

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  1. SELECT 
  2.     ARInvoice.ShipTO_State, 
  3.     ARInvoice.ShipTO_City, 
  4.     ARInvoice.InvoiceNo, 
  5.     ARInvoice.InvoiceDate, 
  6.     ARInvoice.SalesAmt1, 
  7.     ARInvoice.CreditAmount, 
  8.     ARInvoice.DebitAmount, 
  9.     ARInvoice.DiscAmount, 
  10.     ARInvoice.SalesTax1Amt
  11. FROM 
  12.     ARInvoice ARInvoice
  13. WHERE 
  14.     (ARInvoice.InvoiceDate>?)
  15. ORDER BY 
  16.     ARInvoice.ShipTO_State
I've tried the following formats with the same error:


I'm querying a Sage BusinessWorks data base.

Can anyone help?

Thank you,

Aug 15 '07 #1
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