USFormat.CharToDate

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Converts a character string to a date.

Returns the result of the conversion as a date.

Syntax

SELECT USFormat.CharToDate(
       string
,      date-format-pattern
)

Both string and date-format-pattern are required. Date-format-pattern must be one of the USoft IO formats for date values.

Example

SELECT USFormat.CharToDate(
         '12-MAR-2019'
,        'DD-MON-YYYY'
)