• Subject: Re: last day of month
  • From: "Joe Teff" <jteff19@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 17 Oct 1999 20:22:43 -0500

>  SetDate(Datefield:*D:01)
>  SetDate(Datefield:*M:12)
>  SetDate(Datefield:*Y:2001)

Now if we could overload (I believe this is the correct term) the 3rd
parameter, I could either pass a numeric day (or month or year) or
I could pass a special value. For example:

For the first day of the month    SetDate(datefield:*d:1)
For the last day of the month    SetDate(datefield:*m:*last)
For the last day of the quarter  SetDate(datefield:*q:*last)
For the first day of the quarter  SetDate(datefield:*q:*first)

I would be able to use Operational Descriptors to see if I passed
a character string or an integer.

Joe Teff

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