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The TO_CHAR() function converts a value to a string value using a vendor-specific format mask.

SELECT to_char(date '2000-01-01, 'YYYY/MM/DD');
create.select(toChar(Date.valueOf("2000-01-01"), "YYYY/MM/DD")).fetch();

The result being

| to_char    |
| 2000/01/01 |

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

toChar(Date.valueOf("2000-01-01"), "YYYY/MM/DD")

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

Aurora Postgres, DB2, H2, Oracle, Postgres, Redshift

to_char(DATE '2000-01-01', 'YYYY/MM/DD')

ASE, Access, Aurora MySQL, BigQuery, ClickHouse, CockroachDB, Derby, DuckDB, Exasol, Firebird, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer, SQLite, Snowflake, Sybase, Teradata, Trino, Vertica, YugabyteDB

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