On Wed, 2009-02-25 at 07:17 -0600, Terion Miller wrote: > > > >> > >> SELECT something FROM tbl_name > >> -> WHERE DATE_SUB(CURDATE(),INTERVAL 30 DAY) <= date_col; > >> > >> Taking that and changing it so it works for you would result in the > >> following. > >> > >> $query .= " WHERE DATE_SUB(CURDATE(), INTERVAL 7 DAY) <= `stamp`"; > >> > >> Try that and let us know your results. */for the archives of course/* > >> > >> Jim Lucas > >> > >> > > Well, looking a little closer, you will need to change a little more. Try > > this instead. > > > > The first should work, but if it doesn't match, try the second. > > > > " WHERE DATE_SUB(NOW(), INTERVAL 7 DAY) <= `stamp`"; > > > > or > > > > " WHERE CONVERT(DATE_SUB(NOW(), INTERVAL 7 DAY), DATETIME) <= `stamp`"; > > > > also, check these to links out for more information: > > > > http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/date-and-time-functions.html#function_date-add > > http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/cast-functions.html#function_convert > > > > Thanks for the suggestions Jim and everyone > I will be trying them today, I realized yesterday that here I was trying to > write date functions to pull records that were within 7 days which doesn't > really work when the db has JUST been created and only has some fake records > I added in it from the the same day..lol...now I'm wondering if I can put > some in and just put in the mySQL timestamp in the "stamp" field myself or > basically change it to reflect older records so I can test the stamp > comparisons ... Yes you can. I tend to just use phpMyAdmin for stuff like that, as it's generally quicker to fire that up than write a script and run it!
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