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Re: AW: Putting Leading Zeros in Sql ?



fixed

Would not the following statement do the same?

CHAR(DIGITS(MONTH(CURRENT DATE)),2)

Regards,
Carel Teijgeler

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On 26-6-05 at 16:33 HauserSSS wrote:

>Hi,
>
>if you use the SQL scalar function MONTH the return value is a numeric
>value
>and not a character string.
>You have to convert the numeric value into a character string and depending
>on its length, you add the leading zero or not.
>
>Select case when month(current_date) < 10 then '0' else '' End
>       concat Char(Month(Current_Date))
>  from sysibm.sysdummy1
>
>Birgitta
>
>-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]Im Auftrag von Luqman
>Gesendet: Sonntag, 26. Juni 2005 14:35
>An: rpg400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>Betreff: Putting Leading Zeros in Sql ?
>
>
>How to put leading zeros in sql ?
>
>For example:
>
>if current date is : 1st June 2005
>Select month(current date) from sysibm.sysdummy1
>is returning 6, when I need this to be '06'.
>
>Any idea please ?
>
>Best Regards,
>
>Luqman
>
>
>
>
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