I need help in converting the hh:mm:ss to 00:00:00 or getting rid of the hh:mm:

Hello all,

When I run the following query:

 sum(cashouttot_systemtotal) as systemtotal,  
 SUM(actualtotal) AS actualtotal,  
 FROM Details_CashoutsAndTotals   
WHERE cashouttot_systemtotal <> 0.00 
 and cast(cashout_stopdate as date) =       '02/27/2012'  
GROUP by cashoutid, cashoutidbystore, 
 netdiffrence, PaymentName,      cashout_stopdate

I get this:

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Looking at the cashout_stopdate column, you will see that there are actual hrs, minutes, and seconds. I need to know if I can convert these to 00:00:00.000, or remove them somehow to where I only have 2012-02-27 date? I have to get rid of the hh:mm:ss in order for the sums to total correctly. any help would be appreciated.

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asked May 17, 2012 at 01:58 PM in Default

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what version of SQL Server are you working with?
May 17, 2012 at 02:21 PM Fatherjack ♦♦


I am using SQL Server 2008 R2.
May 17, 2012 at 02:23 PM cdurham

in that case use

CONVERT(DATE, cashout_stopdate) as cashout_stopdate
May 17, 2012 at 02:30 PM Fatherjack ♦♦


I tried this and it works. Thank you so much!!!!!
May 17, 2012 at 02:32 PM cdurham
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There are lots of posts on how to convert date time. Here are some excellent examples. examples
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answered May 17, 2012 at 02:05 PM

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Thank you so much!
May 17, 2012 at 02:21 PM cdurham
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