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SQL current year

M Wilson
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Joined: May 23, 2010
Posts: 32
select distinct MODEL
from VEH_TABLE
where MAKE = 'Ford'
and VEH_YEAR = YEAR(CURRENT DATE)

I want to get the current year but VEH_YEAR is data type char (string) so the result errors because the data types are incompatible. How do you convert/cast YEAR(CURRENT DATE) to char? I tried, doesn't work cause incorrect?
and VEHICLE_YEAR = CAST (YEAR(CURRENT DATE) CHAR(4))

Thank you very much.
Ireneusz Kordal
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Joined: Jun 21, 2008
Posts: 423
Depends on your database.
On Oracle there is TO_DATE conversion function, on MySQL - STR_TO_DATE function.


 
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