473,551 Members | 2,722 Online
Bytes | Software Development & Data Engineering Community
+ Post

Home Posts Topics Members FAQ

Set int count from datediff(day)

Sl1ver
196 New Member
i got an int @count
i want to set it to the number of day differences in sql, i tried

Expand|Select|Wrap|Line Numbers
  1. @count = datediff(day,min(date),max(date))
  2.  
even tried to cast datediff to int but it doesn't work, any suggestions?
Oct 22 '10 #1
1 2696
NeoPa
32,564 Recognized Expert Moderator MVP
The first parameter should be a short string. What you have is not valid. I expect 'd' would do it for you, but see DATEDIFF (Transact-SQL) for the full story.
Oct 22 '10 #2

Sign in to post your reply or Sign up for a free account.

Similar topics

4
22693
by: Spark | last post by:
Hi, Situation: Need a query to return number of ticket records by month of open in a log table where the ticket open record is older than 24 hours then the ticket pending or ticket closed record. Tickets can also only have a closed record with no open record. Sample data table: ticket_id date_log status_name status_id
18
2355
by: pb648174 | last post by:
Greeting, below is the complete SQL taken from aspfaq.com (retrieved from this newsgroup I believe) The query takes about two minutes to run. Does anybody have a better set based way (sub-second response) to determine business days? CREATE TABLE dbo.Calendar ( dt SMALLDATETIME NOT NULL PRIMARY KEY
3
10253
by: Lauren Quantrell | last post by:
Can anyone post any code that will count the number of elapsed days in a year? I want code that tells me 1/1/2004 is day 1, 2/1/2004 is day 32, etc. I plan to use this in a calendar that caculates people's birthdays from today's date using a SQL server SP.
3
1091
by: skech | last post by:
Hi, How to find how many day between dates? Sorry for my english :) Thanks
9
3276
by: laurenq uantrell | last post by:
I've gotten sort of fed up with dealing with regional date settings on the client side and am considering the following scheme - just wondering if anyone has a negative view of it or not: Instead of @StartDate datetime, @EndDate datetime Use:
1
2258
by: jig | last post by:
Hi, Guys I am creating application in ms-access and i am struggling to counting working days when user gives start date and end date. i don't want to count saturday and sunday. So, anyone can help how can i do it. i would be very appreciate if you provide me coding for that. Thanks,
3
12167
by: Dinesh | last post by:
Hi Experts, I am working on SSRS 2005, and I am facing a problem in counting the no of days. My database has many fields but here I am using only two fields They are Placement_Date and Discharge_Date If child is not descharged then Discharge_Date field is empty. I am writing below query to count the number of days but is is not working it...
9
4641
by: brymcguire | last post by:
Hi, I have a requirement to design a query that identifies items sold between two dates. There is a 'SoldDate' datetime field used to register what date the item was sold. The query needs to identify all sales between the last day of the previous month and going back one year.
1
1655
by: BeeBop | last post by:
Having an issue with the @Count parameter in the following and I'm rather new to this so I may have missed something: Create Procedure AAA As Declare Customer Cursor Fast_Forward For Select ID, DateFld from Table1 where type = 4 and ID In (Select ID from Table1 where type_ID = 8) Declare @Expiry Datetime Declare @CustomerID Varchar(30)
2
8870
by: ankitmathur | last post by:
Hi Friends, I have been trying to use this query to get all records that will expire within the next 30 days from the current date. While I am getting records with the same query what is bothering is I'm also getting records for the days past by. Select AccountId, ExpiryDate, DATEDIFF(DAY,GETDATE(),ExpiryDate) as DaysLeft From...
0
7492
by: Hystou | last post by:
Most computers default to English, but sometimes we require a different language, especially when relocating. Forgot to request a specific language before your computer shipped? No problem! You can effortlessly switch the default language on Windows 10 without reinstalling. I'll walk you through it. First, let's disable language...
0
7768
Oralloy
by: Oralloy | last post by:
Hello folks, I am unable to find appropriate documentation on the type promotion of bit-fields when using the generalised comparison operator "<=>". The problem is that using the GNU compilers, it seems that the internal comparison operator "<=>" tries to promote arguments from unsigned to signed. This is as boiled down as I can make it. ...
0
8002
jinu1996
by: jinu1996 | last post by:
In today's digital age, having a compelling online presence is paramount for businesses aiming to thrive in a competitive landscape. At the heart of this digital strategy lies an intricately woven tapestry of website design and digital marketing. It's not merely about having a website; it's about crafting an immersive digital experience that...
1
7522
by: Hystou | last post by:
Overview: Windows 11 and 10 have less user interface control over operating system update behaviour than previous versions of Windows. In Windows 11 and 10, there is no way to turn off the Windows Update option using the Control Panel or Settings app; it automatically checks for updates and installs any it finds, whether you like it or not. For...
0
6106
agi2029
by: agi2029 | last post by:
Let's talk about the concept of autonomous AI software engineers and no-code agents. These AIs are designed to manage the entire lifecycle of a software development project—planning, coding, testing, and deployment—without human intervention. Imagine an AI that can take a project description, break it down, write the code, debug it, and then...
1
5406
isladogs
by: isladogs | last post by:
The next Access Europe User Group meeting will be on Wednesday 1 May 2024 starting at 18:00 UK time (6PM UTC+1) and finishing by 19:30 (7.30PM). In this session, we are pleased to welcome a new presenter, Adolph Dupré who will be discussing some powerful techniques for using class modules. He will explain when you may want to use classes...
0
5130
by: conductexam | last post by:
I have .net C# application in which I am extracting data from word file and save it in database particularly. To store word all data as it is I am converting the whole word file firstly in HTML and then checking html paragraph one by one. At the time of converting from word file to html my equations which are in the word document file was convert...
1
1981
by: 6302768590 | last post by:
Hai team i want code for transfer the data from one system to another through IP address by using C# our system has to for every 5mins then we have to update the data what the data is updated we have to send another system
0
804
bsmnconsultancy
by: bsmnconsultancy | last post by:
In today's digital era, a well-designed website is crucial for businesses looking to succeed. Whether you're a small business owner or a large corporation in Toronto, having a strong online presence can significantly impact your brand's success. BSMN Consultancy, a leader in Website Development in Toronto offers valuable insights into creating...

By using Bytes.com and it's services, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

To disable or enable advertisements and analytics tracking please visit the manage ads & tracking page.