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SQL to return the name of a month

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

Hi There,

I have a table with a DATETIME column in it. It stores all of our printing information, input from HP's web jet admin.

Is there any way that I can get a list of the months of data available in there? For example, I want to dynamically create a HTML dropdown box using PHP.

To make this a little clearer - if I had the following entries in my table:


01/01/2010 00:00:00
01/01/2010 00:00:00
01/02/2010 00:00:00
01/02/2010 00:00:00
01/04/2010 00:00:00

The SQL statement would need to return the following values:

January 2010
February 2010
April 2010

Hope I have made myself clear?


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