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Query to grab records in current month only

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by tsison7, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. tsison7

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    I need a query that will grab records in the current month only. I know how
    to do this in visual basic using datepart("m",[recorddate]) =datepart
    ("m",now()) but how can I do it in the query?
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    TIA
     
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  3. Rick Brandt

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    tsison7 wrote:
    > I need a query that will grab records in the current month only. I
    > know how to do this in visual basic using datepart("m",[recorddate])
    > =datepart ("m",now()) but how can I do it in the query?


    WHERE DateField >= DateSerial(Year(Date()), Month(Date()), 1)
    AND DateField < DateSerial(Year(Date()), Month(Date()) + 1, 1)

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    Rick Brandt, Microsoft Access MVP
    Email (as appropriate) to...
    RBrandt at Hunter dot com
     
  4. Steve Schapel

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    Tsison,

    Your Visual Basic example will only work if the data only covers the
    current year, otherwise you will get records for the same month in other
    years. If this is the case, in Access you can do...
    Month([recorddate])=Month(Date())
    Otherwise...
    Format([recorddate],"yyyymm")=Format(Date(),"yyyymm")

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    Steve Schapel, Microsoft Access MVP

    tsison7 wrote:
    > I need a query that will grab records in the current month only. I know how
    > to do this in visual basic using datepart("m",[recorddate]) =datepart
    > ("m",now()) but how can I do it in the query?
     
  5. tsison7

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    Thanks Rick,

    Before your post I added two extra fields to grab the month and the year and
    filtered it that way using datepart. But your suggestion is much cleaner.
    --
    TIA


    "Rick Brandt" wrote:

    > tsison7 wrote:
    > > I need a query that will grab records in the current month only. I
    > > know how to do this in visual basic using datepart("m",[recorddate])
    > > =datepart ("m",now()) but how can I do it in the query?

    >
    > WHERE DateField >= DateSerial(Year(Date()), Month(Date()), 1)
    > AND DateField < DateSerial(Year(Date()), Month(Date()) + 1, 1)
    >
    > --
    > Rick Brandt, Microsoft Access MVP
    > Email (as appropriate) to...
    > RBrandt at Hunter dot com
    >
    >
    >
     
  6. tsison7

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    I realized that once I ran the query. I went ended up using the dateserial
    function instead.

    Thanks,
    --
    TIA


    "Steve Schapel" wrote:

    > Tsison,
    >
    > Your Visual Basic example will only work if the data only covers the
    > current year, otherwise you will get records for the same month in other
    > years. If this is the case, in Access you can do...
    > Month([recorddate])=Month(Date())
    > Otherwise...
    > Format([recorddate],"yyyymm")=Format(Date(),"yyyymm")
    >
    > --
    > Steve Schapel, Microsoft Access MVP
    >
    > tsison7 wrote:
    > > I need a query that will grab records in the current month only. I know how
    > > to do this in visual basic using datepart("m",[recorddate]) =datepart
    > > ("m",now()) but how can I do it in the query?

    >
     

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