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date_format doesn't work the same

Thread began 5/15/2015 6:05 am by Sweens | Last modified 5/15/2015 2:17 pm by s.joiner74419001 | 255 views | 1 replies |


date_format doesn't work the same


Part of a select statement is:

DATE_FORMAT(pages.StartDate, '%%W %%D %%M') AS StartDate , DATE_FORMAT(pages.StartDate, '%%H.%%i') AS StartTime , DATE_FORMAT(pages.EndDate, '%%W %%D %%M') AS EndDate, DATE_FORMAT(pages.EndDate, '%%H.%%i') AS EndTime,

This works fine with MySQL, but on a page where I'm trying MySQLi, I get the following displayed on the page:

%W %D %M %H.%i
instead of
Friday 15th May 19.00 - 01.00

The code on the page is:

<?php echo $rsEv30->getColumnVal("StartDate"); ?>
<?php /*START*/ if ($rsEv30->getColumnVal("StartTime")<>"00.00"){ ?>
<?php echo $rsEv30->getColumnVal("StartTime"); ?>
<?php } /*END*/ ?>
<?php /*START*/ if ($rsEv30->getColumnVal("EndDate")<> $rsEv30->getColumnVal("StartDate")){ ?>
- <?php /*START*/ if ($rsEv30->getColumnVal("EndTime")<>"00.00"){ ?>
<?php echo $rsEv30->getColumnVal("EndTime"); ?>
<?php } /*END*/ ?> <?php echo $rsEv30->getColumnVal("EndDate"); ?>
<?php } /*END*/ ?>

Do I need to alter the query in some way?

Many thanks


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I've found the answer:

Dreamweaver puts in the following:
'%%W %%D %%M'

If I change it to

, '%W %D %M'

All works fine.

I happened to discover this when using a REPLACE to replace spaces in images with %20 - DW put %%20

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