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Date Question

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 13, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I have a case when today is tuesday I have to run a query for a date range consisting of Monday through Sunday the week before. so the where clause is something like this Where invoice_dt between (datepart(d,2,invoice_dt) and (datepart(d,1,invoice_dt)

But I need to make sure it only pulls data from last week.  I have tons of information (years) in this table and I don't want to pull more info than the most recent week.

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