[dba-SQLServer] Displaying SQL Server Time(7) in Access

jwcolby jwcolby at colbyconsulting.com
Wed Jun 6 07:11:10 CDT 2012

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John W. Colby
Colby Consulting

Reality is what refuses to go away
when you do not believe in it

On 6/6/2012 8:03 AM, Stuart McLachlan wrote:
> And it was 18 June 2011 when he fought with it the first time.  At that time I posted this:
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> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms180878.aspx#ODBCDatetimeFormat
> <quote>
> Backward Compatibility for Down-level Clients
> Some down-level clients do not support the time, date, datetime2 and
> datetimeoffset data types added in SQL Server 2008. The following table
> shows the type mapping between an up-level instance of SQL Server 2008 and
> down-level clients.</quote>
> Looks like you are using one of SQL Server 2008's new date/time data types
> for that field and accessing it via ODBC.   MS in their wisdom have
> decided to convert it and return a YY-MM-DD string instead of a numeric
> value of some type.
> Best bet is to change the field type in SQL Server to one of the older
> datetime or smalldatetime types.
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> Guess some people never learn :-)

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