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MS Access - Date()-1 and Time Between 8:00am and 9:30PM

by sheilasabado / April 13, 2010 8:36 PM PDT

Hi everyone, I hope someone can help me with this problem. I have a table where I upload an SMDR file for the previous day at 12:05AM. In this table I have a field named Call Start. I would want to do a query in access which gets the Calls for yesterday's date between 8:00am and 9:30pm only. I am having a very difficult time with this.


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Re: selection
by Kees Bakker / April 14, 2010 5:30 PM PDT

It's not really important where the data comes from. It's important how it's stored in the database. Is it one field with Date/Time format? Or 2 with text format? Or ...?

And can you tell what your difficulty is? What did you try and didn't work yet?


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re: selection
by sheilasabado / April 17, 2010 8:03 PM PDT
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Hi Kees, thanks for the reply.

1. Date/Time format - General Date
2. I have tried putting:

>Date()-1 and Between #8:00:00 AM# and #9:30:00 PM#

But it won't work. I hope you can help me with this.

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Re: selection on date time
by Kees Bakker / April 17, 2010 8:34 PM PDT
In reply to: re: selection

To select all fields from Table1 with the selection you specified based on field dt in that table I used the following SQL-statement (that's another word for a query).
FROM Tabel1
WHERE (((Format([dt],"yyyymmdd"))=Format(Now()-1,"yyyymmdd")) AND ((Format([dt],"hh:mm"))>="08:00" And (Format([dt],"hh:mm"))<="21:30"));

The trick, as you see, is to convert the relevant parts of the date to strings.


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re: se
by sheilasabado / April 17, 2010 9:17 PM PDT

Thank you so much Kees! It works! =)

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(NT) You're welcome. Thanks for letting us know.
by Kees Bakker / April 17, 2010 10:44 PM PDT
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