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datepart year from column as variable

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 10, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I am writing a query to put in ssrs - the user is going to choose a year for a paramater - I want that paramater to be passed to the sproc

so I've declare @year datetime

set Year = '2009   -- for testing purposes


in the where i have

Datepart(year, invoice_date) = @Year


but this is not working - does anyone have any thoughts?



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