SQL FORMAT() Function
The FORMAT() Function
The FORMAT() function is used to format how a field is to be displayed.
SQL FORMAT() Syntax
SELECT FORMAT(column_name,format) FROM table_name
|| Required. The field to be formatted.
|| Required. Specifies the format.
SQL FORMAT() Example
We have the following "Products" table:
Now we want to display the products and prices per today's date (with today's
date displayed in the following format "YYYY-MM-DD").
the following SELECT
SELECT ProductName, UnitPrice, FORMAT(Now(),'YYYY-MM-DD') as PerDate
The result-set will look like this:
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