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Date Format as dd-mm-yyyy

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I would like to insert the date as in the dd-mm-yyyy format in sql, can anyone suggest me the syntax
Feb 26 '12 #1
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You don't store dates in the database according to a certain format. Date formats are only important to users when you display the date to them or when they capture a date on some screen. In that case you would format the date according to their preferences (typically locale).
If you have text then you can convert it to a date using the STR_TO_DATE function.
Feb 27 '12 #2

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