RE: Date Disparity
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 16:01:07 -0600
I stand corrected. The first day of the month was a Monday so it will return the Monday of this week. It looks like 'd' will return the day of the week (2nd day = Monday).
W Same day of the week as the first day of the month.TRUNC(SYSDATE,'W') http://www.java2s.com/Code/Oracle/Date-Timezone/formatsusedwiththeTRUNCf unctionfortheDATEdatatype.htm
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of Jared Still Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 3:48 PM To: Oracle-L Freelists
Subject: Date Disparity
Anyone else see a problem with this:
1 select trunc(sysdate,'W'), to_char(trunc(sysdate,'W'),'d')
2* from dual
13:46:46 ordevdb01.radisys.com - js001292_at_dv11 SQL> /
02/15/2010 00:00:00 2
1 row selected.
ie. the first day of the week as per trunc() is the second day of the work as per to_char()
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