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how to change date format

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I'm using mysql, and used field with DATE type
the default date format in my database is yyyy/mm/dd
how to change the date format to dd/mm/yyyy
Sep 8 '07 #1
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Atli
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Hi and welcome to The Scripts!

You can use the DATE_FORMAT() function in your SQL query.
For example:
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  1. SELECT Date_Format(NOW(), '%d %m %Y')
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Which returns '08/09/2007'
Sep 8 '07 #2

pbmods
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Heya, Teno. Welcome to TSDN!

MySQL has a variable for changing the default date format... but it hasn't been implemented yet.
Sep 8 '07 #3

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