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Using setDate(column,Date) to insert date in sybase database

Harshil Mehta
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Joined: Mar 17, 2005
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Hello Ranchers,

I am facing a problem in inserting date-time value in a column of type datetime in table of sybase database.

I am collecting datetime in mm/dd/yyyy hh:mi format in a string variable. Then i convert that to java.util.Date using SimpleDateFormat.

To insert this date to database i am using a CallableStatement call to execute the stored procedure in the database. For that, i am using [B]prepareCall[B] of the connection object.

Now i am writing

statement.setDate(columnIndex, new java.sql.Date(utilDate.getTime())

This code executes properly but in the database table, only date value is stored. The time value is not stored and it shows hh:mi as 00:00 only.

I need to store the time value also.

Is my code wrong in case?
Please advise.

Thanks in advance.

[edited to remove empty code tags]
[ August 07, 2005: Message edited by: Jeanne Boyarsky ]
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Harshil,
You need to call setTimeStamp() instead of setDate(). As you noticed, setDate() only sets the date. setTime() would only set the time and setTimeStamp() sets both.


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