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Format: DATE(datexp)
Parameters: datexp is an expression with a date/time value.
Use: This date function returns the date portion of a date/time expression.
Example: DATE(NOW)=> AUG 21,1991

NOTE: For tips on displaying date-valued elements such as this function in computed expressions (e.g., printing) see the "Data Types in Computed Expressions" section.


Reviewed/Updated: March 4, 2007