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  • is any date value.


  • This function takes a date string as input and returns the date with month and day name.
  • In , is the any date value.
  • This function is useful for setting date values based on string values.
  • For Example,DATESTRING("2/2/1982") returns Tue Feb 02 1982 00:00:00 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time).
  • Here the function understands the continental Indian time zone abbreviations, but for general use, use a time zone offset.
  • DD/MM/YYYY format can also used. For Example:"14/5/2005[DD/MM/YYYY]".
  • Range values can also be used. For Example: DATESTRING(#2/3/1998-4/7/1999).
  • #date notation needs mm/dd/yy format.


  1. DATESTRING("2/3/1998") = Tue Feb 03 1998 00:00:00 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  2. DATESTRING("10/2/2019") = Wed Oct 02 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  3. DATESTRING("5/4/2100") = Tue May 04 2100 00:00:00 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  4. DATESTRING("20/6/2028[DD/MM/YYYY]") = Tue Jun 20 2028 00:00:00 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)

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