> This is a bit of a newbie question, but I couldn't find what I wanted in > the documentation. > > Is there any way to set the time format so that any time values in my > SELECT call are in a speicified format (e.g., HH:MM instead of HH:MM:SS). > > Basically I've got a table of a variety of different types, some of > which are times. I want to issue a select that retrieves all of the > data for a row, and have any time values be returned in HH:MM (for > example). > > I can (very painfully) go through all the results, figure out which ones > are time values, and then do SELECT TIME_FORMAT() on each one of those, > but that seems like a horrendous solution to a simple problem.
What type of column are you using? TIME()? If so, then there's no way to do this without using TIME_FORMAT() in each of your queries. If you're using a TIMESTAMP column, you can specify the length to XX so that it only stores data in a YYYYMMDDHHMM format. ---John W. Holmes... PHP Architect - A monthly magazine for PHP Professionals. Get your copy today. http://www.phparch.com/ -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php