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How do I format dates in a report

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server


I am creating a Report Server Project in BIDS (SQL Server 2008). How do I format dates in this way (October 2010) in the number format field in properties page? Is there a different way of formatting dates?



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