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MS Access IsDate() Function

❮ MS Access Functions

Example

Check whether the expression can be converted to a date:

SELECT IsDate(Now());
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Definition and Usage

The IsDate() function checks whether an expression can be converted to a date.

This function returns a Boolean value. TRUE (-1) indicates that the expression is a valid date, and FALSE (0) indicates that the expression is not a valid date.

Syntax

IsDate(expression)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
expression Required. The value to test

Technical Details

Works in: From Access 2000

More Examples

Example

Return TRUE if the expression is a valid date, otherwise FALSE:

SELECT IsDate("Hello");
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Example

Return TRUE if the expression is a valid date, otherwise FALSE:

SELECT IsDate("August 25, 2017");
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Example

Return TRUE if the expression is a valid date, otherwise FALSE:

SELECT IsDate(#25/8/2017#);
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❮ MS Access Functions