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SSRS default date 20th of month

Hello I've converted a spreadsheet into a SSRS report which is run on the 20th of month and I need to pass the 20th of the current month as a default value (start date). If the 20th falls on a Saturday, default to friday 19th. If the 20th falls on Sunday default to Friday 18th. How do I do this and what is the best way of doing it?
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Personally, I would handle this within the stored procedure and not try and work this out in SSRS. This code snippet shows how to determine a startdate according to your rules. Note that in my environment the week starts on a Sunday (i.e.@@DATEFIRST = 7) - if you have a different start to the week you will need to adjust the values. declare @d datetime --set @d = '20 august 2011' -- saturday set @d = '20 November 2011' -- sunday select @startdate = case when DATEPART(dw,@d) = 7 --Saturday then @d-1 when DATEPART(dw,@d) = 1 -- Sunday then @d -2 else @d end select @startdate
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I don't own the db so would rather not have to create stored procs if possible... also when declaring date time it needs to be 20th of the current month not a historical or set date.
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substitute the hard coded date for getdate() function
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I presumed there was user input specifying dates, with an optional default
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Can you not change the report SQL at all? It sounds like you can't as the report exists, but you have a specific requirement to call it with specific parameters - is this right?
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