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How to literally convert dates into strings?


When I use CONVERT(varchar,[Date1]), the date '1900-01-01 00:00:00.000' becomes 'Jan 1 1900 12:00AM'

It is not what I was expecting really, as I was expecting the string '1900-01-01 00:00:00.000' which can then be unioned to a column containing text.

How can I convert columns into strings in a literal way?


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I'll give you a hint, but based on what yosiasz has asked, you have asked this before. Have you looked up the Convert function??

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As mentioned before, have a look at the CONVERT function - this part one might help you - Using CONVERT with datetime data in different formats.

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