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How To Use a Date Filter in an Oracle Remote View

Article ID: 168594

Article Last Modified on 8/30/2004


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When you use a date field as a filter criteria in a remote view to an Oracle table, the date value must be specified using the following format:



The following example filter criteria returns all records from the table where the date field contains a date later than January 1, 1996:

   Date_Field > '1996-01-01 00:00:00'

NOTE: The time portion of this date must be included. If the time is not needed, use 00:00:00 as the time portion of the datetime expression as in the above example.

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