So i have this problem with a database. Under a section Date of Birth there are about 110000 entries. There are some that just have the year, for example 1978, I'm wondering if there is a way where it can automatically put in /00/00 after the 1978? so it would come out to be 1978/00/00. Anybody have any ideas? This is for Microsoft Access
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With datatype date/time there is really no way to store an unknown month or day. You could default to say (for example) 1978/01/01, but then there would be no way to know if the actual date was 1-Jan-1978 vs. unknown month or day. If you prefer to store the date …
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