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I have DateTime column in my database I use following query to get the data of specific Date,

C#
List<Products> AllProductsByGivenDate(DateTime forDate)
   {
       var query = ctx.Products.Where(p=>p.DateTime.Value.Year==forDate.Year && p.DateTime.Value.Month==forDate.Month && p.DateTime.Value.Day==forDate.Day).ToList();
       return query;
   }



Now I further wants to retrieve the data for specific Time Interval like,

12:00 AM to 08:30 AM

8:30 AM to 11:45 AM

I mean I have the data of specific date now I need to select all records which exists from 12:00 AM to 08:30 AM

I use p.DateTime.Value.Hour>='08' && p.DateTime.Value.Hour<='12' && p.DateTime.Value.Minute>='00' && p.DateTime.Value.Minute<='59'

for a shift like 08:00 to 12:00 it works Perfect but for 8:30 it also shows the records for 8:31 to 8:59 but i need only records from 8:30 to 12:00.
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Updated 27-Aug-14 9:17am
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Gihan Liyanage 27-Aug-14 8:17am
   
Do you want dividing them to groups ?

First, you should have a correct understanding of "Hour>=08 && Hour<=12 && Minute>=00 && Minute<=59" means the period between 08:00 and 12:59.

But,"Hour>=08 && Hour<=12 && Minute>=30 && Minute<=59" means 08:30~8:59,09:30~9:59,...,12:30~12:59.

Get this? Hour and minute can be not divided!

If you want to make it between 8:30 and 12:00, you have to treat your p.DateTime as a "DateTime" instead of a "String" or "Int".

Now, the rest is your work.
   
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shaprpuff 28-Aug-14 7:56am
   
Thanks
Solved,

This code will show all records from 7:30 to 16:00

C#
TimeSpan startTime= new TimeSpan(7, 30, 0);
TimeSpan endTime= new TimeSpan(16, 00, 0);

List<Products> shift= ctx.Products.Where(p => p.DateTime.Value.TimeOfDay >= startTime && p.DateTime.Value.TimeOfDay <= endTime).ToList();
   

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