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3125074 - Unable to change the format of dates in 'datetime' or 'date' type fields - SAP Cloud Platform Integration for Data Services


The format of dates does not change to the expected format in 'datetime' or 'date' data type fields after using the combination of to_date() and to_char() functions.

Changing the format of a date

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  • SAP Cloud Platform Integration for Data Services 1.0
  • SAP Data Services 4.2 


SAP Cloud Integration for data services 1.0


LOD-HCI-DS, EIM-DS, CPI, HCI, CPI-DS, date, datetime, format, varchar, to_char, to_date , KBA , LOD-HCI-DS , HANA Cloud Integration for Data Services , How To

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